Social Justice and International Education: Research, Practice, and Perspectives highlights the innovative work of educators, scholars, and practitioners promoting social justice, confronting inequality, and fostering social responsibility in a global context. NAFSA’s Vice President for Public Policy and Practice LaNitra M. Berger, PhD discussed this compilation. As the editor of this volume, she explored the many ways in which international education and social justice are currently being integrated, the history of this work, and its importance for our future.

This event explored how the various facets of social justice inform practice and research in international education. Berger highlighted how practitioners across the field of international education perceive and integrate social justice concepts into their work, seek to confront inequities, and strive to provide students and colleagues with a sense of shared global responsibility. 

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Editor, LaNitra Berger, PhD | Moderator, Dale LaFLeur, PhD

LaNitra Berger, PhD

LaNitra Berger
George Mason University
NAFSA Vice President for Public Policy and Practice
LaNitra Berger, PhD, is the senior director of fellowships in the Office of Undergraduate Education at George Mason University (GMU), where she has helped students secure more than 50 prestigious fellowships such as the Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, Truman, Udall, and Critical Language Scholarship...

Dale LaFleur, PhD

Dale LaFleur
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Dale LaFleur, PhD, is the senior director, academic affairs and internationalization at NAFSA: Association of International Educators. In this role, she leads the association’s strategies to support global learning and higher education internationalization by producing, planning, and delivering...