EAA editorial board member Caryn Stedman is the Curriculum and Instructional Specialist for Global/International Studies at the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, Connecticut. Caryn, who formerly was the East Asian Studies Outreach Director at Yale University, is a national leader in Asian Studies and international education. In 2004, Caryn’s school won a prestigious Goldman Sachs Award for International Education. In the same year, Caryn also won the National Council for the Social Studies Award for Global Understanding. Former NCSS President Tedd Levy discusses both Asian studies and international education with Caryn in the following interview.