Cover of the September 2020 issue of International Educator magazine

September 2020: The New Global Citizenship

Developing Students into Global Leaders
Karen Doss Bowman
Touted for their role in infusing international perspectives into the U.S. college experience, global leadership programs are now an important tool to keep internationalization at the forefront as travel remains limited.

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Practice Area Column
Education Abroad
One Pandemic, Many Perspectives
John Gallagher
Five institutions and providers share how they are approaching education abroad in the era of COVID-19.
Encouraging Courageous Conversations
Carlise Womack Wynne, PhD
Malaika Marable Serrano, MA
Developing a culture of allyship on campus will equip students to become culturally competent leaders in a rapidly changing world.
Take 5
Take 5: September 2020
A roundup of NAFSA member recommendations for what to watch, listen to, follow, and read.
The IE Interview
Gregory Crawford: Establishing a New Normal
Charlotte West
The president of Miami University discusses leadership amid uncertainty, what it means to be a global citizen, and which COVID-19-era innovations will remain long term.
To Diversify Education Abroad Participation, Start with Advisers
Harvey Charles, PhD
Carrie Prior Wojenski, EdD
Structural changes in the makeup of education abroad offices, especially mentoring and hiring practices, are a first step to increasing participation in study abroad across underrepresented student groups.

About International Educator

International Educator is NAFSA’s flagship publication and has been published continually since 1990. As a record of the association and the field of international education, IE includes articles on a variety of topics, trends, and issues facing NAFSA members and their work. 

From in-depth features to interviews with thought leaders and columns tailored to NAFSA’s knowledge communities, IE provides must-read context and analysis to those working around the globe to advance international education and exchange.


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA's 10,000 members are located at more than 3,500 institutions worldwide, in over 150 countries.