Cover for the October 2023 cover of International Educator magazine

October 2023: Balancing Act

Practice Area Column
Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Five Tips to Build a Strong Research Team
John Gallagher
There may be no “magic recipe,” but like any good partnership, team building requires a lot of planning, focus, and communication.
Practice Area Column
Education Abroad
Evaluating Education Abroad Partnerships
Karen Doss Bowman
As study abroad offices ramp up their programs after the COVID-19 pandemic, several considerations can help guide the evaluation of new and existing partnerships.
Practice Area Column
International Education Leadership
Partnership Practicalities: Beyond Compliance
Mark Toner
Due diligence for partnerships encompasses a range of factors, including legal, financial, regulatory, and ethical implications.
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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 serves the needs of more than 10,000 members and international educators worldwide at more than 3,500 institutions, in over 150 countries.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, critical updates, and resources to professionalize your practice. Members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced international education leaders.