Director of International Affairs
Kristin came to Pratt to oversee the Office of International Affairs in July 2019. She has worked in various roles in international education since 2003, in several higher education institutions and the federal government.
Her major expertise is in international student and scholar services, and she is excited to assist and empower more than a third of Pratt’s student body with their needs before, during and after their studies. In addition, she enjoys working with faculty, staff, and all students to support their interaction with, their understanding of, and appreciation for, international students and scholars.
Kristin Oberheide holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Texas-El Paso (2022) and a Master of Public Administration with a specialization in Government, Politics, and Policy from Cornell University (2010). She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and German from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2002). She was also a non-degree student in Literature at the University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, 2001-2002).