Stanley Currier works as a Technical Advisor in the Education Practice at IREX, managing a portfolio of international higher education and youth workforce development programs.
Prior to rejoining IREX, he served as Director of Development and Alumni Relations at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He has over 10 years of field experience managing educational programs in Central Asia, including serving as Regional Program Manager for IREX and Country Director for American Councils for International Education in Kazakhstan. He also worked as a classroom teacher as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan and as a participant in the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Program in Hokkaido, Japan.
Stanley volunteers as Director of Development for the Children of the Ganges school in Rishikesh, India. He speaks Russian, Lithuanian and Japanese. He holds a master's degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a master's degree in international peace studies from the International University of Japan.