Greg Francis

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Greg Francis

  • Curriculum Consultant
616 Jane Stanford Way Encina Hall, E005 Stanford, CA 94305-6060
(650) 723-6784 (fax)


Greg Francis is a Curriculum Consultant for the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE). Previously, he was Director of Impact Programs for Net Impact. In that role, he led a team of eight to design and execute experiential learning programs for college students. Before that, Greg was a director for The Broad Superintendents Academy, where he oversaw the program portion of the Academy, an executive training program for leaders of urban school districts.

With SPICE, Greg has authored or co-authored 10 curriculum units, including Along the Silk Road; Security, Civil Liberties, and Terrorism; International Environmental Politics; and China’s Cultural Revolution. In 2007, Greg received the Franklin Buchanan Prize, which is awarded annually by the Association for Asian Studies to honor an outstanding curriculum publication on Asia at any educational level, elementary through university.

Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Stanford University, a master’s degree in Latin American studies from the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Ecuador. He also completed graduate-level coursework in educational technology at the University of Hawaii.


Working Papers
October 2007

Arts of the Silk Road


In The News

Chinese railroad workers

Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies and SPICE Co-Sponsor Webinar on “Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project”

The speakers shared extensive primary source documents from Stanford Libraries’ Department of Special Collections, as well as free lesson plans from SPICE's online curriculum unit on Chinese railroad workers.