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Newsfeed: September 20, 2022

Get to know Julie Ficarra, one our Founding Members!

Julie is an Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Global Development at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University.

Learn more on our Founding Members page!

Newsfeed: August 31, 2022

Call for discussants for GC-SARA's third event: New Voices in Decolonial Student Mobility - Dialogues Between Emerging and Established Scholars (Part I)

We would be very grateful for your assistance with our upcoming event on September 20th, 3pm Atlantic time. We are seeking volunteers to act as “discussants” or Chairs in our live Q&A sessions.

More details have been emailed to Collective Members. More details can also be found in the Discussion Area.

Newsfeed: August 29, 2022

GC-SARA's Short Collaborative Bibliography (Decolonial Study Abroad) is now available here.

The GC-SARA Bibliography seeks to foreground work that advances decolonial approaches to the field of study abroad and student mobility research, with items suggested and sometimes annotated by members. If you have suggestions for inclusion or modification, please email info@gcsara.org or, if you are a member, leave a post in the Bibliography Discussion Forum.

Newsfeed: August 23, 2022

Get to know our Founding Members!

 

Let us introduce you to Ian Craig, Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Coordinator for the UWI-ICETEX (Colombia) Language Assistants programme at the University of the West Indies (Barbados).

Learn more about Ian on our Founding Members page.

Newsfeed: August 18, 2022

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Save the date!

GC-SARA's next even will be held on Tuesday, September 20th (time - TBD). 

Topic: New Voices in Decolonial Student Mobility - Dialogues Between Emerging and Established Scholars

Newsfeed: August 18, 2022

Get to know our Founding Members!

 

We are still getting our site up and running, and as we do, we will be featuring a Founding Member each week or so. 

 

First, let us introduce you to John Plews, Special Advisor for International Schools and Professor of German at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and Director of the Canadian Summer School in Germany. 

Learn more about John on our Founding Members page.

Newsfeed: July 27, 2022

The Global Collective for Study Abroad Researchers and Administrators hosted our second event! Facilitators Julie Ficarra, Ph.D., and Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez, Ph.D., and their dialogue participants Verónica Castro Ramírez, Patricia Atherley, Louis Berends, Ph.D., and Dr. Hillary Vance discussed Toward Achieving Research-Informed Student-Mobility Practice: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities across Scholar-Practitioners Roles.

To view the full event video, go to our Past Events page

If you are not already a member, we encourage to you to Join the Collective to see the full video from the event.

Newsfeed: July 11, 2022

Meet the facilitators of our next event on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 12-1pm Atlantic! 

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Julie Ficarra, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of the Practice, Global Development, Cornell University

For more information about Julie, click here.

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Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University

For more information about Santiago, click, here.

Julie and Santiago will be joined by Verónica Castro Ramírez (International Promotion & Engagement, Universidad Creativa), Patricia Atherley (Senior Assistant Registrar/Director, Student Enrolment and Retention Unit (SERU), Cave Hill Campus, University of the West Indies, Barbados), Louis Berends, Ph.D. (Vice President of Academic Affairs, CEA Study Abroad), and Dr. Hillary Vance (Assistant Vice President - Southeast & South Asian Affairs of the University of Arizona). 

Newsfeed: July 6, 2022

The Global Collective for Study Abroad Researchers and Administrators is excited to announce our next event on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 12-1pm Atlantic, facilitated by Julie Ficarra, Ph.D., and Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez, Ph.D. 

Title: Toward Achieving Research-Informed Student-Mobility Practice: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities across Scholar-Practitioners Roles

Description: GC-SARA is dedicated to bringing together student-mobility focused researchers and administrators, from across institutional and geographic contexts. Building from recent publications on the role of scholar-practitioners in the field of education abroad, this facilitated dialogue, featuring practitioners and scholar-practitioners from the U.S., Costa Rica, and Barbados, will help continue to surface challenges and opportunities embedded in working across various institutional roles (faculty, staff, admin, others) in a variety of institutional contexts globally.

For more details and to RSVP, visit our Upcoming Events page.

Newsfeed: June 22, 2022

The Global Collective for Study Abroad Researchers and Administrators is excited to announce our next event on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, chaired by Julie Ficarra, Ph.D., and Dr. Santiago Castiello. 

Working Title: Toward Achieving Research-Informed Student-Mobility Practice: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities across Scholar-Practitioners Roles

Rationale: GC-SARA is dedicated to bringing together student-mobility focused researchers and administrators, from across institutional and geographic contexts. Building from recent publications on the role of scholar-practitioners in the field of education abroad, this panel will help continue to surface challenges and opportunities embedded in working across various institutional roles (faculty, staff, admin, others) in a variety of institutional contexts globally.

Stay tuned for more details!

Newsfeed: June 7, 2022

The Global Collective for Study Abroad Researchers and Administrators hosted our first event on May 17, 2022! We were delighted to welcome Dr. Omolabake Fakunle of the University of Edinburgh, Dr. Jamie Thomas of Santa Monica College, and Magda Madany-Saa of Pennsylvania State University to discuss the theme of contesting the study abroad context. 

We encourage to you to Join the Collective to see full videos from the event hosted by Dr. Ian Craig.