Dr. Jack Godwin

Director, International Student Management Office

Jack Godwin is a political scientist and university administrator, currently serving as senior director of the International Student Management Office at the National Defense University in Washington, DC. Previously he served as chief international officer at a state university in Sacramento, CA. 

Outside of academia he has international business experience in Germany and international development experience in Bulgaria, Burundi and Gabon. He has a PhD in political science from the University of Hawaii, an MBA in international business from San Francisco State University, and a BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Jack was born and raised in Southern California. He is the author of three non-fiction books and one novel. He is a five-time Fulbright scholar, part-time handyman, and life-time member of the American Philatelic Society.