Amer F. Ahmed

Amer F. Ahmed serves as Dean of the Sophomore Class and Intercultural Center Director at Swarthmore College, Associate Faculty at the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication and a member of SpeakOut: Institute for Democratic Leadership and Culture.  

Amer is an individual with eclectic personal and professional experience. He is a Hip Hop activist, spoken word poet, diversity consultant and college administrator, channeling his diverse experiences into work geared towards facilitating effective intercultural development.  Amer’s education in Anthropology and Black Studies, professional experience in Higher Education and extensive global experiences support his efforts to address issues of social justice that continue to face traditionally marginalized communities.  He is also a Qualified Administrator of Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) who has served as an organizational resource for assessment, inclusive human resource management, workshop facilitation, public speaking and leadership development.  Amer is a doctoral candidate in Adult and Higher Education at University of South Dakota.


"Change is inevitable - Progress is optional"