Contributed by 2018-2019 Diversity Abroad Race & Ethnicity Task Force members:
Gregory Rafal – University of Maryland; Kathleen Cancio - Independent; Charles Lu- University of California, San Diego; Kandice Rose - IES Abroad; Candice Snowden - University of Massachusetts Amherst
Asian Americans in Global Education
Educators and researchers have focused on understanding the influences and barriers for underrepresented students in study abroad, however, the research has predominantly focused on students of color as whole or solely on African American students. There is little research that focuses on Asian American students and the varied ethnic groups there within. This literature review is comprised of the existing research on the factors influencing Asian American students to study abroad and the barriers that may prevent Asian American students from studying abroad.
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