Tracy Buss is Associate Director for International Partnerships and Market Development in the Center for International Education (CIE). Tracy holds a Doctor of Business Administration/Higher Education Management degree from the School of Management at the University of Bath (UK). Her research is focused on decision making and information behavior in the college search process. Tracy also has a BA in Government with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies from Smith College and an MBA from Marquette University, and has studied Arabic and Middle Eastern politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies/University of London. Before entering the field of international education, she worked for over ten years in international business, marketing, sales, and logistics.