William (Bill) Gaudelli
2022 Fellow, Impact Academy
Dean, College of Education & Vice Provost for Innovation in Education, Lehigh University
William (Bill) Gaudelli is Dean of the College of Education at Lehigh University while also serving as Vice Provost for Innovation in Education. Dean Gaudelli’s career spans over 30 years as a classroom teacher, researcher, professor, and academic administrator. A prominent international scholar, his research areas focus on global citizenship education and teacher education and development. Dr. Gaudelli most recently served as the Chair of the Department of Arts and Humanities at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has published over 80 scholarly pieces and three books, currently researching a fourth book entitled Pedagogy of the Global Event (2023). Dr. Gaudelli is a frequent keynoter at international conferences and guest lecturer at various universities. He co-founded the Global Competence Certificate (GCC) program in partnership with World Savvy and Asia Society. Dr. Gaudelli was also elected to the South Orange-Maplewood School Board (NJ) in 2011 where he served for over three years, part of the time serving as board vice-president. He was named a Rutgers University 250th Revolutionary Scholar in 2016.