Dr. Pia Wood is the Vice Provost and Dean of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas. Her responsibilities include Study Abroad, International Student and Scholar Programs, Sponsored Students, International Partnerships, Intensive English Language Program, and International Recruitment. She is a past president of the Association for International Education Administrators (AIEA) and American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) and regularly conducts workshops on International Recruitment and Enrollment Management. Prior to joining UNT, Dr. Wood served as the Associate Provost of International Education and Director of the Center for
International Education at the University of Tennessee from 2007-2017 and the Director of the Center for International Studies and Chief International Officer at Wake Forest University from 1999-2007. She was selected as a Fulbright-Hays Fellow to Turkey and received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. She earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Geneva in Switzerland.