Dean Graves-Bayazitoglu joined the Office of International Programs in July 2019. As Senior Associate Dean, she oversees the creation, implementation and assessment of international learning opportunities for undergraduates. She is responsible for the Office of International Programs, including the Novogratz Bridge Year Program, Study Abroad, the International Internship Program, and Fellowship Advising.
Upon completing her doctorate in French at Princeton, Rebecca taught at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Haverford College, returning to Princeton to work in the residential colleges. She served as director of studies at Rockefeller College, and then as founding dean of Whitman College for almost a decade; in both roles, she advised students on all aspects of their Princeton education. In 2016, Rebecca moved to the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning as its director, working closely with the McGraw Center staff to support inclusive and innovative teaching, and all forms of effective student learning, including through the use of academic technology. During her time at Princeton, Rebecca Graves-Bayazitoglu has served on numerous University committees, including the Steering Committee for Women’s Leadership, the Residential College Task Force, and the President’s Ad Hoc Committee on the Classroom Learning Environment.