Ted Purinton is Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the American University in Cairo. He is the author of Creating Engagement between Schools and their Communities: Lessons from Educational Leaders with Carlos Azcoitia (2016); Six Degrees of School Improvement: Empowering a New Profession of Teaching (2011); and Making Sense of Social Networks in Schools, with Terry Deal and Daria Cook Waetjen (2008).
Jennifer Skaggs is an assistant professor at the American University in Cairo. Her publications and presentations regarding gender identity, undergraduate engineering programs, career and professional transitions, and international P-20 STEM allow her to speak to, and publish for, audiences spanning industry, non-profit, and educational interests. Currently she is researching holistic development of student identity and negotiation within transnational settings and how different educational practices translate across cultural and linguistic borders.