Director - Internationalization Office


Dr. Sonja Knutson

As an international education professional and scholar, Dr. Sonja Knutson (PhD Memorial) currently has a complex university-wide mandate to implement the Strategic Internationalization Plan (SIP) 2020 at Memorial University. She has served on national and international boards furthering the cause of international education. She participates in international conferences, learning and sharing best practice in international education. Dr Knutson has a strong leadership profile at the institutional, regional, and national and international levels. 

Her current role encompasses the full spectrum of campus internationalization: enrollment management, academic development and success, pastoral care, budget development and income generation, community engagement and support, and external relations with government, industry and non-governmental organizations from the local to the international level. Dr. Knutson is an active researcher, writer and presenter in the field of International Higher Education. 

Contact Information:
Phone: (709) 864-3288
Twitter: @SonjaEKnutson

Mailing Address:
Internationalization Office
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Global Learning Centre, Room CA-2004
57 Allandale Road (Burton’s Pond)
St. John’s, NL, Canada A1B 3S7