Hilary E. Kahn is Assistant Dean for International Education and Global Initiatives and the Director of the Center for the Study of Global Change in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University. She is also the director of the Ph.D. Minor in Global Studies, a series editor of the Framing the Global Book Series with IU Press, co-director of the Indiana Language Roadmap project, and director of the Muslim Voices Social Media project.
Her areas of research and expertise include global teaching and learning, visual anthropology, global studies, transnational identities, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the internationalization of higher education. By using videoconferencing technology to link with classrooms overseas, she has taught students in Macedonia, Indonesia, and Russia. She also led an international service learning program in Bluefields, Jamaica for many years.
Hilary is the immediate past president of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) and she serves on the advisory board for Diversity and Democracy and the Global Learning Advisory Council of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). She is the author of multiple articles, chapters, and three books: Seeing and Being Seen: The Q'eqchi' Maya of Livingston Guatemala and Beyond (University of Texas Press, 2006), Framing the Global: Entry Points for Research (IU Press, 2014), and On Islam: Muslims and the Media (edited with Rosemary Pennington, IU Press, 2018).