Dr. Astrid Schmidt-King

Executive in Residence - Management and International BusinessDr. Astrid Schmidt-King

Executive in Residence - Management and International Business
Co-Chair, American Council on Education (ACE) Internationalization Lab
Academic Director, Sellinger Scholars Program


Sellinger Hall 208

Academic Degrees

M.A. International Relations and Global Politics, Freie University, Berlin, Germany (2017)
LL.M. Law & Government, Washington College of Law at American University, Washington, DC (2006)
J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, MD (2002)
B.A. in International Relations, New York University, NY (1999)

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the STAR Award for Service awarded to one faculty member whose work enhances the quality, visibility and reputation of the institution (2017)  
  • Recipient, Educator for Life Award chosen by Loyola students and presented to one faculty member that instills values and skills, inside and outside the classroom, to help them strive and succeed in life (2016)
  • Named Neal Presidential Fellow, Association for International Education Administrators (2013—2014) (AIEA)  
  • Named a Leading Women by The Daily Record  (50 Women in Maryland under 40 years old) (2012)
  • Selected by the American Council on Germany (ACG) to be part of a U.S. delegation of immigration professionals that traveled to Berlin, Germany to discuss immigration and integration (2012) 
  • Recipient of a Fulbright Award—International Education Administrators Program in Germany (Berlin, Dortmund, Hamburg and Mainz)—focused on comparative higher education between Germany, the European Union and the U.S. (2010)

Professional Experience/Certification

Bar Admission: New York (2003)
Associate Faculty Member and Associate Dean for International Education, Notre Dame of Maryland University
Assistant Dean, University of Baltimore School of Law 
Associate Director, New York University School of Law 
Associate, Greenberg Traurig 
State Legislator Coordinator and Legal Policy Analyst, Families USA

Recent Community and Professional Involvement

Author of Textbook chapter, "Foreign Law and Policy" in Law and Public Policy (Routledge, 2018)
American International Recruitment Council, Certification Review Task Force Member and Certification Commission Board Member
Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminar, Peer Review Panelist
Aspen Undergraduate Consortium Participant
Council on Foreign Relations College and University Educators Workshop Participant
NYU Berlin, Germany, Presenter— Migration in the Age of Globalization: Challenging the Concept of the Nation-State and Cultural Identity
The Chimes, Board of Directors, Executive Committee Member; Secretary and Treasurer; Chair, Business Practices Committee; Member, Governance Committee