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Jonathan Southgate

Jonathan Southgate

Assistant Director, Office of Executive Education

MS, Instructional Systems Design, University of Maryland


Jonathan Southgate is an assistant director of program design and development within the Office of Executive Education and oversees the design, external outreach, and evaluation management of non-degree programs. He collaborates with faculty, staff and external stakeholders to develop a high-level strategy around new and existing adult and experiential learning initiatives that align with the mission of the school. Before joining Smith, Southgate worked for various bureaus at the State Department including Passport Services and the Foreign Service Institute, designing in-person and e-learning based courses. He earned an MS in Instructional Systems Design with a focus on Instructional Technology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a BA in International Relations from American University. Outside of work, Southgate volunteers for several organizations including the Association for Talent Development and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. He enjoys honing his photography and cooking skills, and fostering animals of all sizes.

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