Book Projects

Routledge Studies in Global Student Mobility Series

Comparative and International Education Society |Study Abroad and International Students | STAR Scholars Network | Journal of International Students

This Routledge Series offers a scholarly forum for original and innovative research to understand the issues and challenges as well as share the best practices related to international student mobility in K-12 and beyond, education abroad, and exchange programs globally that creates a professional network of researchers and practitioners.

Series Co-Editors, Chris R. Glass & Krishna Bista,  E-mail:

Discussion with co-editors and authors: YouTube


Call for chapters  

a) International students in community colleges, contact Dr. Malveaux at

b) International Faculty Experience at Colleges and Universities, contact Dr. Lin at

c) International Students in the Middle East, contact Hayes at

d) International Student Employability from the Global South, contact Dr. Kaur at 

e) International Student Support and Engagement, contact Dr. Mohamad at

More Details

Scholars interested in contributing a chapter to a book in the Routledge Studies in Global Mobility series are invited to submit a brief proposal via the following site:

Information on publishing with Routledge can be found on the Publisher’s website here:


Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives (2020, Routledge, New York). 

**Completed & Published Book Projects**

Global Perspectives on  International Student Experiences in Higher Education:  Tensions and Issues Routledge (Taylor & Francis, USA). This book is an empirical attempt to document a myriad of the international student experience from multiple perspectives that includes socio-cultural identities, contextual influences on their learning experiences, their wellbeing experiences, and their post-study experiences. This book consists of 19 chapters spread across four sections. The contributors of this volume bring many years of experience teaching and mentoring teaching international and domestic students.

Editor- Krishna Bista (Morgan State University, Maryland, USA)

Endorsements for the book

The volume explores important topics pertaining to international student wellbeing, their learning, post-study and socio-cultural experiences, and represents a fascinating contribution to the growing body of literature on higher education internationalisation. --Maia Chankseliani, Associate Professor of Comparative and International Education, University of Oxford, UK

An authoritative book that offers a detailed examination of the contextual influences on international student identities and learning experiences. The compelling empirical perspectives of international student wellbeing and post-study experiences make a scholarly and critical contribution to furthering our understanding of the complexities faced by international students in their educational journeys. An essential reading for anyone concerned with and committed to enhancing international student experience.-- Namrata Rao, Senior Lecturer in Education, Liverpool Hope University, UK   

Global Perspectives on International Student Experiences in Higher Education: Issues and Challenges is the first book to systematically look at the challenges and issues involved for both international students and their hosts. -- Prof. Dr. Ratna Ghosh, Distinguished James McGill Professor and W.C.Macdonald Professor of Education, McGill University, Canada; Past- President, Comparative and International Education Society 

“A comprehensive account of international student experiences and backgrounds from multiple perspectives, this book fills a void in articulating how higher education is strengthened and enriched by the diversity and multiculturalism international students have brought to campuses while addressing the actions needed to provide better services to support, nurture, and ensure their success.” -- Prof. Dr. Jun Liu, Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Stony Brook University, United States

Introducing new and diverse voices, Global Perspectives on International Student Experiences in Higher Education makes a significant contribution to the literature about international students,  who are no longer viewed as a monolithic category, but rather as a complex group of students with varied social, emotional, and academic experiences and backgrounds.  This is a must-read for those who seek to understand more about this diverse and vital constituency at universities today.     - Dr. Darla K. Deardorff, author and research scholar, Duke University, USA

International Student Mobility and Opportunities for Growth in the Global Marketplace(This book presents the emerging challenges and critical perspectives cross-border mobility issues, international student challenges, recruitment initiatives, and importance of cross-cultural competency and global perspectives.

"This edited collection of original studies provide invaluable insights into a critical void in the study of transnational educational interactions, student mobilities, and neoliberal globalization in comparative higher education systems with important implications for remapping international student support services and internationalization strategies." ---- Dr. Asabe Poloma, Assistant Dean for International Students, Brown University (USA)

“A very comprehensive and thorough examination of international student mobility.  I highly recommend for anyone who works with this important and growing population of college students in the US.” — Jenny J. Lee, PhD, Center for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Arizona (US) 

“This book is very timely and provides a comprehensive overview of various aspects of international student mobility. The editors should be congratulated on successfully bringing together the expertise of a wide range of authors from across the world.”– Divya Jindal-Snape, PhD, Professor of Education and Associate Dean, University of Dundee (Scotland), author of Multi-dimensional Transitions of International Students to Higher Education(2016) and  Educational Transitions: Moving Stories from Around the World(2013).

“This book fills the research gap on complex issues and diverse needs at different stages of the international student life-cycle by bringing together scholars from around the world. It is an important publication that will not only shape future research agendas but also help policymakers and practitioners to effectively support global talent.”—Rahul Choudaha, PhD, World Education Services (US)

“This book offers timely insights into current trends in higher education, with diverse contributions from experts around the globe” —Robin Shields,PhD, School of Management, University of Bath (UK)

“An extraordinary resource for anyone working with international students. Filled with detailed chapters from the leading practitioners in the field.” —Charles Lipson, University of Chicago (US), Author of Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada and Doing Honest Work in College.

“This is a very timely book. It provides a wealth of insights into how to conceptualise, understand and measure international student mobility at a time when this has become a central issue for higher education institutions and policy-makers alike. Analyses of trends, cultural, pedagogical and legal issues all find their place in this highly informative and comprehensive work.” —Manuel Souto-Otero, PhD, University of Bath (UK) 

“This collection offers critical and insightful discussions on the issues related to international students. It contributes new reflections for future debate, practice and research within the internationalization of education discourse, and should be a must-read for international students and anyone working with them.”  — Armineh Soorenian, PhD, Author of disabled International Students in British Higher Education Experiences and Expectations (2013)

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