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Our Team

Hilary D. Price

Senior Director of Executive Education

Dr. Hilary Price is the Senior Director of Executive Education at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. She also oversees the Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP). She has more than decade of experience in strategic planning and corporate development and has worked with diverse stakeholders, including academic institutions, non-profits, government, and non-governmental organizations. 

Prior to joining Fletcher, Dr. Price was the chief advancement officer and associate to the Dean of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University (OSU). While at OSU, she also served as the senior director of corporate and foundation partnerships for the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Price has worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, managing strategic partnerships and performing national security analysis as an International Security Program fellow. She was also the executive director of public programs at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Early in her career, Dr. Price served as coordinator for the Preventive Defense Project, a joint research venture between Harvard University and Stanford University focusing on U.S. defense policy. She began her career with the National Democratic Institute in Armenia and Azerbaijan. 

Dr. Price wrote her doctoral dissertation on NATO-Russian relations in the 1990s. Upon completion of her course work at Oxford, she was one of three research fellows selected by the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. to join its foreign policy studies department. She has a B.A. in political science and Russian studies from Williams College and a D.Phil. in International Relations from St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. 

Jenny Strakovsky

Associate Director of Executive Education

Dr. Jenny Strakovsky is Associate Director of Executive Education at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. She holds a Ph.D. in German Studies from Stanford University and has nearly 10 years of experience teaching communication, cross-cultural leadership, and career development. She served as a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, after receiving her Bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College.

Prior to joining The Fletcher School, Dr. Strakovsky served as Assistant and Associate Director of Graduate Programs and Career Education at the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Institute of Technology, where she created Georgia Tech’s first bilingual graduate degrees — masters of science in global media and applied intercultural studies. She also served as faculty and graduate advisor in the German and Russian programs and designed career coaching programs preparing students in STEM, business, and communications for global careers.

Her research expertise is in the cultural history of human flourishing and its applications for leadership education and career coaching. She is co-editor of Making Graduate Education Work: Imagining a Thriving Future for the Humanities, a collection of essays forthcoming with the Modern Language Association, and co-editor of Pursuing Meaningful Work: A Strategies Guide for Ph.Ds and Postdocs, Stanford University’s graduate career education manual.