Refugees and higher education

In Refugees and Higher Education: Trans-national Perspectives on Access, Equity, and Internationalization, contributors representing a variety of fields—from educational leadership and curriculum development to social work and higher education—offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary overview of refugee education issues around the world. These perspectives also provide key insights for faculty and staff at higher education institutions that currently enroll asylees or refugees, as well as those that may do so in the future. The volume is edited by Center for International Higher Education Director Hans de Wit, former CIHE postdoctoral fellow Hakan Ergin, BC alumni Lisa Unangst and Araz Khajarian, and CIHE Research Assistant and doctoral student Tessa DeLaquil. In addition to the editors, BC faculty and alumni contributors to the volume include: Natalie Borg, Hannah Maria Cazzetta, Thomas M. Crea, Michael Cronin, Kerri Evans, Betty Leask, Rebecca Lowenhaupt, Narintohn Luangrath, M. Brinton Lykes, Gabrielle Oliveira, Onur Özmen, Martin Scanlan, Kelber Tozini, and Ayenachew A. Woldegiyorgis. Refugees and Higher Education is the latest volume from the Global Perspectives on Higher Education book series, co-published by Brill|Sense and the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College. Editors for the books series, which provides cogent analysis and comparative perspectives on central issues affecting postsecondary education worldwide, are: CIHE Founding Director Philip G. Altbach, de Wit, and CIHE Managing Director Rebecca Schendel.

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