Lee G. Sternberger, Ph.D.

As Associate Provost in Academic Affairs and Executive Director of the Office of International Programs (OIP), Dr. Sternberger currently leads a campus-wide effort to internationalize University curricula, services, and programs, and coordinates global and international activities across JMU's seven colleges. Dr. Sternberger is responsible for administering OIP programs, including study and service abroad, international student and scholar support, and immigration services as well as works to develop opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to learn about and pursue global education, funding, service, and research activities. Finally, she also directs JMU’s activities within its international consortium—the International Network of Universities—and serves as President on the Executive Committee of the consortium.
Dr. Sternberger earned her B.A. in Economics from the University of Missouri, her M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University, and an M.A. in Architectural History from the University of Virginia; she has also completed post-graduate work at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. An experienced and devoted advocate of international education, Dr. Sternberger has taught, conducted research, led students, presented papers, and served as an administrator and counselor in a diverse range of countries and cultures including Korea, England, Turkey, Germany, Japan, and Portugal.