Allen Schaidle graduated from the University of Kansas with highest distinction. He majored in Education with special focuses on global/cultural education and social studies education. While in school, he narrowed his focus primarily on cultural intelligence and global citizenship. Over his years of research and study, he has received several national and regional grants, scholarships, and awards. In addition, he has taken many of his theories into practice in his experiences working with diversity and while teaching abroad. In the years to follow, he will enter graduate school to major in International and Comparative Education.