Dr. Sam Potolicchio

Professor and Lecturer

2022 Predict Speakers - Center for Exhibition Industry ResearchDr. Sam Potolicchio was named one of “America’s Best Professors” by the Princeton Review, the Future Leader of American Higher Education by the Association of Colleges and Universities and was also profiled in a cover story on his leadership curriculum by Newsweek Japan as the "Best Professor in America". Dr. Potolicchio is the Founding Executive Director of American Councils for International Education's Center for Global Leadership and President of the Preparing Global Leaders Forum.

Dr. Potolicchio also teaches in Executive Education EMBA programs at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown and at the Mannheim Business
School (Germany). He is a visiting lecturer at University of Bologna (Italy) and teaches two classes (US Political Systems and Preparing to Be President) to Georgetown University undergraduates. He is a columnist for Newsweek Japan, a Distinguished Global Scholar at the Canterbury School of Fort Myers, and the ASlecturer on Leadership at the Library of Congress for COIL, an international leadership program of the United States Congress.

Dr. Potolicchio has served as the Distinguished University Professor, Department Chairman and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Political Science at RANEPA, Director of
Global and Custom Education at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy, a visiting Professor at NYU's
DC campus and co-taught with Senator Richard Lugar at UIndy's Semester in Washington Program. Dr. Potolicchio has delivered lectures in over 85 countries, from Oxford, LSE, Cambridge and Yale to Iraq's Komar University and Donetsk State