Julia Funaki

Julia Funaki portrait

Director, International, AACRAO

Research & Policy Division

Funaki received her Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University and worked for the Columbus Council on World Affairs. Julia attended a graduate program at American University and worked in domestic and international admissions for the University. Upon completion of her Master’s in International Communication, she took a job in the foreign student services office at Ohio Wesleyan University. After returning to Washington and completing a Master’s in International Education with an emphasis in Higher Ed Administration, Julia worked for the University of Maryland College Park in International Education Services. In 1996, Julia joined the staff at AACRAO. She has collaborated with NACAC, NAGAP, PESC, and NAFSA: AIE, LSAC, and others.  She has served as an author, editor, presenter, committee member, and chair, and serves on the faculty for AACRAO.

Julia's Role at AACRAO

Julia directs the international department, provides visibility of AACRAO to the global higher education community, and oversees the Electronic Database for Global Education and the Law School Admissions Council service lines.