The International Programs Office announced earlier today that Jeffrey A. Dodge, Associate Dean for Students & Administration and Associate Clinical Professor of Law, was selected to serve as a Visiting Professor in Heredia, Costa Rica, Summer 2017. Dean Dodge will teach an international human rights course with an emphasis on contemporary issues in Latin America and the Inter-American Human Rights System. Through the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorship program, faculty from the University of Idaho have the opportunity to support the USAC mission and grow UI's international presence by teaching abroad. Visiting Professors establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study abroad on campus, diversify course curriculum, and develop international relationships for research and other purposes.