John E. Greisberger is an esteemed international education consultant with a rich work history in the field since the early 1970s.
Prior to his work as a consultant, Greisberger served as a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English as a Foreign Language in Afghanistan (1973–75). Upon returning to the U.S., he began a 38-year career in international education and exchange at four universities. From 1976–84 Greisberger was an international student and scholar adviser and programmer at Iowa State University. For the next two years, he worked as the deputy director in Harvard University’s International Office. In 1986, Greisberger moved on to Ohio State University where he served as the director of the Office of International Education overseeing both international student and scholar services and programs, and education abroad until 2007. Greisberger held a similar role as the director of the International Center at the University of Michigan from 2007–14.
Greisberger was a member of the board of directors of NAFSA: Association of International Educators from 2003–05 and served as president and chair of the board in 2004. He has also served on the boards of the Association of International Education Administrators and TOEFL at ETS.
Greisberger received his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Iowa State; his M.S. in Secondary Education from Buffalo State University; and his B.S. in Biology from St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto.