As part of the AIEA Thematic Forum: Consistently Engaged­: An Exploration of the Intersection of Justice, Equity, Inclusion and Internationalization, below is a select list of reading to augment the forum. Please read and contribute to the discussion below.

  • Kezar, A and Fries-Britt, S. (2018) Speaking Truth and Acting with Integrity: Confronting Challenges of Campus Racial Climate. Washington DC., ACE. Open link.
  • Inclusive and Innovative Internationalization of Higher Education: Proceedings of the WES-CIHE Summer Institute June 19–21, 2019 Boston College Open link.
  • Glass, Godwin & Helms (2021) Toward Greater Inclusion and Success: A New Compact for International Students Open link (Washington DC., ACE. Permission granted from ACE publisher)
  • Harvey Charles Darla Deardoff.  June 26, 2020. International educators must lead on anti-racist education. Open link.
  • Cvetkovska, S, Maykel Verkuyten, and Adelman L. 2020. “Being Tolerated and Minority Well-Being: The Role of Group Identifications.” International Journal of Intercultural Relations 74 (January): 161–173. Open link. 2019.10.010.
  • Noelle W Arnold (May 20, 2020) Inclusive Leadership. Open link.
  • Diversity Abroad (2018) Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Comprehensive Internationalization in Higher Education. Open link.
  • Internationalization at home, the rise of nationalism and its influence on international student mobility as well as on the integration of international students. Open link
  • Gordon, A. J., Bell, K., Davis, G. P., & Donaghue, J. (2021). Collaboration to advance racial equity through education abroad. Berkeley, CA: Diversity Abroad. Open link.
  • Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State (2021). Open link.

To engage in discussion, post comments below.

4 thoughts on “Readings

  1. My name is Natalie and I am currently an undergraduate student at the Ohio State University. In preparation for the forum, I have read through many of these readings and am looking forward to participating in and learning from our conversations next week.

    One of the readings I found particularly informative was the piece on inclusive leadership written by Dr. Noelle Arnold. Dr. Arnold speaks to the importance of preparing “leaders for the systems in which they will work, while also developing their ability to rethink, reimagine, and transcend those systems.” As an example of effective leadership preparation, Dr. Arnold highlights Ohio State’s Postdoctoral Fellows Program (PFP) which offers scholars mentoring teams, professional development, and a two-year postdoctoral appointment.

    I am interested to know what programs other universities are developing to promote leadership capacities and foster relationships between faculty members. How can mentorship and professional development programs help encourage inclusivity in academic spaces?

  2. Speaking Truth and Acting with Integrity: Confronting Challenges of Campus Racial Climate, the report of the case study of the 2015-2016 racial crisis at the University of Missouri–Columbia (MU) and the University of Missouri System (UM System) provides great insights and food-for-thought in responding to and recovering from incidents of racial crisis. Many institutions fall into the ineffective routine pattern of immediately responding by setting up a task force, collecting data, and developing a report with recommendations. Kezar, Fries-Britt, et. al. (2018) found that this type of approach rarely creates meaningful changes, is weak in addressing the trauma that ensues from a racial crisis and is destructive to campus communities that need authentic engagement from their leaders. According to the case, a period of active listening is the important first step. But will there be criticism for lack of immediate action? I am curious to better understand what format or structure active listening should take and for how long before a plan of action is put in place.

  3. Thank you for sharing such instructive and thought provoking readings. This quote highlights the critical need to apply not only an equity lens, but to consider justice, inclusion, and internationalization in this work:
    “…the current and future health of our nation—
    economic and otherwise—requires that the
    whole of our population have equitable access
    to sources of opportunity”.
    —Espinosa, Turk, Taylor, & Chessman, 2019

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