International Educator (IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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Cover Story

Crossing the Green Line

Kyna Rubin
Higher education on the divided island of Cyprus is both a conduit of change and, at times, a stark reminder of the difficulties that remain acute across the cultural and political divide.

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Who's NOT Studying Abroad?

Alan Dessoff
For a wide variety of physical, social, economic, cultural, and academic reasons, certain populations in U.S. higher education tend to be underrepresented in education abroad programs. But, many educators in the field are working diligently to open up these important educational opportunities to more students.

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Educating Citizens of the World

Christopher Connell
Howard Community College is working every day to build on a clear and visible strategic commitment to international and intercultural competence.


From the Editors

Front Lines

Cross-Border Education: Not Just Students on the Move
Jane Knight

In Brief

  • Tracking U.S. Public Support for International Education, Upsurge in World-wide Higher Education Capacity
  • Documentary Explores Life and Work of Senator Fulbright
  • President Bush Commits to Boosting Critical-Need Foreign Languages
  • More Saudis Studying in the United States
  • From Nebraska to Stuttgart: A Journey into the German Way of Education
  • NAFSAns Share Expertise at College Board Event
  • Book Notes: A Review of Dominant Beliefs and Alternative Voices by Joan Elias Gore
  • Teaching Students from Diverse Backgrounds: What the Research Shows

Across Cultures

Creating International Learning Clusters in Dubai
Abdulla Al Karam and Andromeda Ashencaen


Education Abroad

Foreign Student Affairs

Becoming an Effective Advocate
Marjory Gooding and Melinda Wood

Apropos Of…

In Focus

Janelle Rasmussen