Kirk Lange

Associate Director, McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives and Director of International Experiential Learning

As Associate Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, Kirk Lange works with other academic centers, faculty, and external partners to advance cross-cutting priorities like Global/Local and the Social Innovation Initiative. He also helps students connect and extend their academic interests to projects around the world, through research, internships, and community-based global learning as the Director of International Experiential Learning. In addition to 15 years in higher education roles, Kirk grounds his work in over a decade of experience with community-based, non-profit, and policy organizations in the Asia Pacific region. His current research focuses on environmental movements in Indonesia.

Recent Campus News

a group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua

Working for peace against a backdrop of chaos

Mount Holyoke’s Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.

Recent Publications

Serin Houston and Kirk Lange. (2018). “Global/Local” Community Engagement: Advancing Integrative Learning and Situated Solidarity. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 42(1),44-60.

Recent Honors

Co-presented on Mount Holyoke’s Local/Global programming in a “Interrogating 'Partnerships' across Differences in a Context of Commodification” roundtable at Celebrating the “I” in IARSLCE: Researching Engagement Across Borders. October 23-25, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (With Alan Bloomgarden)