Katy Lane

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Center for International Business Studies


Katy Lane, Ph.D. is director of the Center for International Business Studies and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Mays Business School.  She has worked in international education for nearly 15 years, creating new programs and initiatives, providing oversight for outreach and risk management, and leading programs abroad for students.  She also serves on the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Region III leadership team.

Katy received her B.A. in Mathematics, her M.S. in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences, and her Ph.D. in Leadership, Education and Communications from Texas A&M University.  As an undergraduate student, her internship with the Panama Canal Authority and language immersion program in Spain sparked her interest in international education.  Katy has visited more than 20 countries and enjoys spending time outdoors and watching Aggie sports with her family.


Title Year Type

Benefits of and Best Practices for International Experiences for College Students: A Synthesis of the Literature

Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education

2020 Article

Sustainable Study Abroad

Global Trends, Dynamics, and Imperatives for Strategic Development in Business Education in an Age of Disruption.

2022 Book Chapter