Dan Gold is the director of International Academic Programs (IAP), the largest study abroad office at UW-Madison with more than 1,500 students participating on over 200 for-credit programs around the world each year.
Prior to joining UW-Madison in 2012, Gold was Asia programs director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and director of Summer Programs at the Yale-China Association prior to that. Gold teaches undergraduate courses in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UW-Madison and previously taught courses to undergraduates for the Department of Asian Studies at UNC. He earned his bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies from Oberlin College and his master’s in International Studies/China Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle. Gold has more than 20 years of experience in international education and university-level academic exchanges and programs.