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Journal of International Students
© Journal of International Students. This reflective article explores the different experiences of two higher education professionals who utilized intentional reflection to help with the transition to new countries and cultural environments. Both stories focus on how these higher education professionals grappled with challenges of being members of majority and minority groups within the racial and religious contexts of their new environments. The article concludes by sharing recommendations for how other higher education professionals can utilize reflection to help with transition and cultural adjustment.
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Education | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Academic mobility, Cultural adjustment, Faculty transition, International faculty, Minority faculty, Reflection, Transnational scholar
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Sy, Jobila and Cruz, Natalie, "Life outside your comfort zone: The power of reflection for cultural adjustment" (2019). All Works. 2254.
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