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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International Students and U.S. Policy Changes

Stuart Anderson
Although obstacles remain, improvements in U.S. policy could help ensure American leadership in international education.

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Leadership Knowledge and International Education

Josef A. Mestenhauser and Brenda J. Ellingboe
Successful mainstreaming of internationalization throughout and across entire institutions in the United States will require an integration of knowledge about leadership, culture, and international education.

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Home on the Prairie and Abroad

Christopher Connell
The University of Kansas has a long tradition of emphasizing internationalization on its campus in the heartland of America.


From the Editors

Front Lines

In Brief

  • International Students in New Orleans Start Fall Semester Anew after Hurricane Katrina
  • NAFSA’s New Web Site Delivers Customized Resources and Powerful Search Engine
  • Philanthropists Bank on Investments in Higher Education
  • San Diego Charts Rise as Education Hub for International Students and Scholars
  • Newsweek-Kaplan Guide Highlights Interest in Global Education

Across Cultures


Interview with Dr. Christian Bode, secretary general of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Education Abroad

A View From Out Here

Remembering Baghdad
Deborah Hefferon

In Focus

Joy of Technology
Kenneth Cushner