Books

The list below is incomplete at best. It is intended here as a starting point for those who wish to explore resources and identify readings, activities, learning outcomes, and assessment tools that they can use in their study abroad programs, work with international students or intercultural programs, or other overseas service trips or programs. If you have found an additional resource that you think should be added to this list, please let us know.

Books on Study Abroad (broadly defined)

  • Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, Allan Goodman and Cyril Taylor, A Student Guide to Study Abroad. The Institute of International Education and AIFS Foundation, 2013.
  • Robert G. Bringle, Julie A. Hatcher and Steven G. Jones, eds., International Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Research. Stylus, 2011.
  • Mell C. Bolen, ed. A Guide to Outcomes Assessment in Education Abroad. The Forum on Education Abroad, 2007.
  • Elizabeth Brewer and Kiran Cunningham, eds. Integrating Study Abroad into the Curriculum: Theory and Practice Across the Disciplines. Stylus, 2009.
  • Steven T. Duke, Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning to Cross Cultures. Stylus, 2014.
  • Robert Gordon, Going Abroad: Traveling Like an Anthropologist. Paradigm Publishers, 2010.
  • Patrick M. Green and Mathew Johnson, eds. Crossing Boundaries: Tension and Transformation in International Service-Learning. Stylus, 2014.
  • Bettina Hansel, The Exchange Student Survival Kit. 2nd ed. Intercultural Press, 2007.
  • Magnolia Hernandez, Margaret Widenhoeft, and David Wick, NAFSA’s Guide to Education Abroad for Advisers and Administrators. 4th ed. NAFSA, 2014.
  • William W. Hoffa, A History of US Study Abroad: Beginnings to 1965.  (A special publication of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad and The Forum on Education Abroad)
  • William W. Hoffa and Stephen C. DePaul, eds. A History of US Study Abroad: 1965-Present. A special publication of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad and The Forum on Education Abroad. 2010.
  • Ross Lewin, ed. The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship. Routledge, 2009.
  • Joshua S. McKeown, The First Time Effect: The Impact of Study Abroad on College Student Intellectual Development. SUNY Press, 2009.
  • Jo Beth Mullens and Pru Cuper, Fostering Global Citizenship Through Faculty-Led International Programs. Information Age Publishing, 2012.
  • R. Michael Paige, Andrew D. Cohen, Barbara Kappler, Julie C. Chi, James P. Lassegard, Maximizing Study Abroad: A Students’ Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use. 2nd edition. University of Minnesota Press, 2002.
  • Richard Slimbach, Becoming World Wise: A Guide to Global Learning. Stylus, 2010.
  • Michael Vande Berg, R. Michael Paige, and Kris Hemming Lou, eds. Student Learning abroad: What Our Students Are Learning, What They’re Not, and What We Can Do About It. Stylus, 2012.
  • Kenneth Wagner and Tony Magistrale, Writing Across Culture: An Introduction to Study Abroad and the Writing Process. Peter Lang, 1995.

 

Books on Cross-Cultural Crisis Management

  • Patricia A. Burak and William W. Hoffa, eds. Crisis Management in a Cross-Cultural Setting.
  • Ray S. Leki, Travel Wise: How to be Safe, Savvy and Secure Abroad. Intercultural Press, 2008.

 

Books on Experiential Learning

  • David Kolb, Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development. Prentice-Hall, 1983.

 

Books on Culture, Intercultural Competencies and Intercultural Learning

  • Gary Althen, ed. Learning Across Cultures. NAFSA, 1994.
  • Janet M. Bennett and Milton J. Bennett, Developing Intercultural Competence: A Reader
  • Nakiye Avdan Boyacigiller, Richard A. Goodman, and Margaret E. Phillips, Crossing Cultures: Insights From Master Teachers.  Routledge, 2003
  • Michael Byram, Teaching and Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence. Multilingual Matters, 1997.
  • Darla K. Deardorff, ed. The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence. SAGE, 2009.
  • Darla K. Deardorff and Kate Berardo, Building Cultural Competence: Innovative Intercultural Training Activities and Models.  Stylus, 2012
  • Philip R. DeVita and James D. Armstrong, eds. Distant Mirrors: America as a Foreign Culture, 3rd ed.
  • Steven T. Duke, Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning to Cross Cultures. Stylus, 2014.
  • Alvino Fantini, Ed. New Ways in Teaching Culture  TESOL, 1997.
  • Martin J. Gannon and Rajnandini Pillai, eds. Understanding Global Cultures, 4th ed. SAGE, 2010.
  • William B. Gudykunst, ed. Theorizing about Intercultural Communication.
  • Edward T. Hall, Beyond Culture.  Doubleday, 1976
  • Geert Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede, and Michael Minkov, Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind: Intercultural Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival. 3rd. ed. McGraw Hill, 2010.
  • Geert H. Hofstede, Culture’s Consequences: Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions, and Organizations Across Cultures. 2nd ed. SAGE, 2001.
  • R.J. House et al (eds.), Culture, Leadership, and Organizations: The GLOBE Study of 62 Societies.  Sage, 2004.
  • Fred E. Jandt, An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community. 6th ed. SAGE, 2010.
  • L. Robert Kohls, Survival Kit for Overseas Living. 4th edition. Intercultural Press, 2001.
  • Dan Landis, Janet M. Bennett and Milton J. Bennett, eds. Handbook of Intercultural Training, 3rd ed.
  • Dale L. Lange and R. Michael Paige, eds. Culture as the Core: Perspectives on Culture in Second Language Learning. Information Age Publishing, 2003.
  • Dan Landis, Janet M. Bennett and Milton J. Bennett, eds. Handbook of Intercultural Training, 3rd ed..
  • Myron W. Lustig and Jolene Koester, Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures, 6th edition.
  • David Matsumoto and Linda Juang, Culture and Psychology, 5th Edition.  Thompson Wadsworth, 2013.
  • Andy Molinsky, Global Dexterity. Harvard Business Review Press, 2013.
  • Michael A. Moodian, ed. Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations.
  • Richard Nisbett, The Geograpy of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently… and Why. Free Press, 2003.
  • Margaret Nydell, Understanding Arabs: A Contemporary Guide to Arab Society. Intercultural Press, 2012.
  • R. Michael Paige, ed. Education for the Intercultural Experience. Intercultural Press, 1993.
  • R. Michael Paige, Andrew D. Cohen, Barbara Kappler, Julie C. Chi, James P. Lassegard, Maximizing Study Abroad: A Students’ Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use. 2nd edition. University of Minnesota Press, 2002.
  • Brooks Peterson, Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures. 2004.
  • Larry A. Samovar, Richard E. Porter, and Edwin R. McDaniel, eds. Intercultural Communication: A Reader, 11th edition.
  • Victor Savicki, ed. Developing Intercultural Competence and Transformation: Theory, Research, and Application in International Education. Stylus, 2007.
  • H. N. Seeyle, ed. Experiential Activities for Intercultural Learning. Intercultural Press, 1996
  • Joseph Shaules, A Beginner’s Guide to the Deep Culture Experience.  Intercultural Press, 2010
  • Richard Slimbach, Becoming World Wise: A Guide to Global Learning. Stylus
  • Peter N. Stearns, Educating Global Citizens in Colleges and Universities. Routledge, 2009.
  • Craig Storti, The Art of Crossing Cultures
  • Craig Storti, The Art of Coming Home. Intercultural Press, 2003.
  • Craig Storti, Speaking of India: Bridging the Communication Gap When Working with Indians. Intercultural Press, 2007.
  • Donna M. Stringer and Patricia Cassiday, 52 Activities for Exploring Values Differences. Intercultural Press, 2003.
  • Donna M. Stringer and Patricia Cassiday, 52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication. Intercultural Press, 2009.
  • Summerfield, E. Crossing Cultures through Film.  Intercultural Press, 1993.
  • Stella Ting-Toomey and Leeva C. Chung, Understanding Intercultural Communication. Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • Harry C. Triandis, Individualism and Collectivism. Westview Press, 1995.
  • H.C. Triandis, New Directions in Social Psychology: Individualism and Collectivism.Westview Press, 1995
  • Fons Trompenars and Charles Hampden Turner, Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business, 3rd Edition.  McGraw Hill, 2012
  • Colleen Ward, Stephen Bochner and Adrian Furnham, The Psychology of Culture Shock, 2nd ed. Routledge, 2000.
  • Gary R. Weaver, Intercultural Relations: Communication, Identity and Conflict. Pearson, 2014.
  • Gary R. Weaver, ed. Culture, Communication and Conflict: Readings in Intercultural Relations. Revised 2nd edition. Pearson Publishing, 2000.