Dr. Amanda White Bennett is the Director of Global Partnerships and Engagement. She supports UNT's global research, teaching, and outreach initiatives with partners abroad.
Dr. Bennett oversees UNT's international agreement process as well as advises UNT colleges on global partnerships and collaborations. She also supports faculty global engagement by managing UNT's global intramural grants, advising on global engagement initiatives, and providing proposal development support for global research and sponsored projects. She serves as UNT's Fulbright Program Advisor and Scholar Liaison providing guidance to UNT students for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and to UNT faculty and visiting scholars for the Fulbright Scholar Program. Additionally, she manages International Affairs' data analytics and publishes reports on UNT's global engagements.
Dr. Bennett is a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar to Japan through the International Education Administrators (IEA) Program. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of North Texas. She received a Master's Degree in International Affairs from Texas A&M University's George Bush School of Government and Public Service and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin.