Ann Imlah Schneider's most extensive and recent government service was at the U.S. Department of Education, where she was senior program officer for several of the Education Department's grant programs for international education, under Title VI (of the Higher Education Act). Her experience also includes work on government-academic relations at the State Department, as well as earlier positions with the senior Fulbright program and with the American Friends Service Committee.

She has led student programs in France and Switzerland for the Experiment in International Living, conducted research in British, Swiss, and French archives, and traveled in Latin America, Africa, and Asia, as well as Europe and Canada.

Dr. Schneider did her undergraduate work at Swarthmore College, and has graduate degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (M.A.) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (Ph.D.). She is the author of Britain and Switzerland, 1845-1860 (Longmans, 1966) and numerous reports and articles in the international education field.

She has been active in several professional organizations, among them the American Historical Association, the International Studies Association, the Society of Woman Geographers, and the Society for History in the Federal Government. Offices held have included President of the Washington chapter of the International Studies Association; Secretary, Scholarship Committee Chair, and President of the Alumni and Friends of the London School of Economics/USA; and Treasurer, Oral History Committee member, Membership Chair, Library and Archives Chair, and President for the Society of Woman Geographers. She has also served on the Board of Editors (1979-2004) for International Studies Notes, subsequently International Studies Perspectives.


  • Listed in Who's Who in the World
  • Listed in Who's Who in America
  • Listed in Who's Who of American Women
  • Recipient of an award of appreciation from Council of Title VI National Resource Center Directors