Deane Neubauer

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Professional Development Program
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BA, University of California, Riverside; MA, PhD, Yale University
Area of Expertise: 

Comparative Higher Education; Globalization; Health policy

Deane Neubauer is a senior consultant for the Education Program and serves as a primary coordinator to the Education 2020 Program. He has taught at the University of California (Berkeley and Irvine), Waikato University (New Zealand) and served as a distinguished external faculty affiliate to the School of Health Science, University of Sydney. From 1970-2004 he taught in the Department of Political Science, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (UHM). His research interests lie in health policy, political economy, education and globalization. His work explores globalization phenomena as a major vector of social change throughout the world. In 1980, he became the founding dean of the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawai'i, a position he held through 1988. In 1999 he served as the founding director of the Globalization Research Center at the University of Hawai'i, Manoa and subsequently as founding executive director of the Globalization Research Network, a four-university collaboration. He was interim Chancellor of UHM in 2001-2002 and Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of Hawai'i System from 2001-2004. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Political Science at UHM, and senior researcher at the Globalization Research Center. Deane has also been active in the field of higher education accreditation for over 22 years.