Academics: Research Programs

Contact G-STEM

Dimeji TogundeDimeji Togunde, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Global Education Studies
Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane, SW, Box 343
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-270-5680 | dtogunde@spelman.edu



Dr. ‘Dimeji Togunde
serves as the associate provost for global education and professor of international studies at Spelman College. His roles include providing leadership for the implementation of the College’s Strategic Planning and its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), also known as Spelman Going Global!, which is the centerpiece of the College’s reaccreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

In his capacity as the College’s chief international officer, Dr. Togunde provides guidance and direction for all of the College’s global initiatives. As the focal point of contact for information about Spelman’s global activities, he is responsible for building/strengthening strategic international partnership engagements aimed at enhancing student exchanges, faculty and students’ research, and students’ global learning experiences.

Kai McCormackKai McCormack, Ph.D.

G-STEM Director
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of Psychology
350 Spelman Lane, SW Box 340
Atlanta, GA 30314
kmccormack@spelman.edu  | 404-270-5628

Dr. Kai McCormack is responsible for building upon existing study abroad experiences, and developing research partnerships with individual departments and researchers. She is responsible for the identification of possible international mentors at these institutions, and the pairing of G-STEM scholars with the foreign mentors and the Spelman mentors.Dr. McCormack works closely with the external evaluator in the collection and reporting of her findings.

Karen ClayKaren E. Clay, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Study Abroad
350 Spelman Lane, SW
Milligan Building, Suite 1006
Atlanta, GA 30314
kclay2@spelman.edu
 | 404-270-6148

Dr. Karen Clay helps Spelman students extend their learning experience beyond the campus classroom through study abroad. Through her office, students have been afforded opportunities to travel to over 40 countries including Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe and Latin America.