Chris R. Glass, PhD

Director Executive Ed.D. in Higher Education, Boston College, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Students, and affiliated faculty, Center for International Higher Education (CIHE)

I am a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education at Boston College where I lead the Executive Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education program and serve as an affiliated faculty member in the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE).

My research and writing focus on global student mobility, virtual mobility and exchange, as well as equity, inclusion, and sustainability in international higher education. You can see recent publications on my BC faculty webpage and a full list of my publications on GoogleScholar or by downloading my CV.

I am Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Students and co-Editor of the Routledge Studies in Global Student Mobility book series. I also serve as Executive Vice President for Design and Strategic Innovation for the Society of Transnational Academic Researchers (STAR).

I have a deep commitment to the transformative power of international education, developed through years of leading study abroad programs and strengthened by personal connections with international students and scholars around the world.

Latest Publications

ACE Report (2021) Toward Greater Inclusion and Success: A New Compact for International Students.

Hou, M., Cruz, N., Glass, C. R., & Lee S.(2021). Transnational postgraduates: navigating academic trajectories in the globalized university, International Studies in Sociology of Education.

Glass, C. R., Streitweiser, B. & Gopal, A. (2021). Inequities of global mobility: Socioeconomic stratification in the meanings of a university education for international students, Compare, 55(1).

Niroo, W. T., & Glass C. R. (2021). Illusions of improvement: Aspirations and realities of quality assurance and accreditation policy in Afghanistan higher education. Higher Education Research & Development, 41(4).