Jen Crystle, PhD

Jen Crystle, PhD (no photo)

Assistant Professor

School of Education

Academic Credentials


Dr. Jen Crystle joined Marymount in 2017 and most recently served as the head of the Office of Global Learning, Engagement, and Research. Throughout her career in international education, Jen has conducted research on international education policy, ethical issues in education abroad, and fostering global and social responsibility among students. Jen has extensive experience in higher education administration and leadership, with experience at both public and private institutions. She has served on several strategic committees, including committees on high impact practices, curriculum development, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Jen has presented at numerous local and national conferences and has conducted many international site visits. Jen is a member of the Marymount Inclusion Network and she is a certified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory.

Teaching Areas

Educational Leadership, Ethics and Social Justice, Global Leadership and Policy.

Research Interests

Her academic and professional interests include global education policy, intercultural and career competencies, experiential learning, and school leadership.


Crystle, J. (2020). The impacts of national and institutional policies on the internationalization of higher education in Australia: What it means for Australia and what it could mean for the United States. (Publication No. 28257465). [Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maryland, Baltimore County]. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Crystle, J. (2014). Maximizing the study abroad experience at small liberal arts colleges: A comprehensive curriculum to support students throughout the pre-departure, immersion, and re-entry phases of the study abroad experience. [Master’s Thesis, Teachers College Columbia University].