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ERIC Number: EJ1054245
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1560
Identity Issues: Expatriate Professors Teaching and Researching in Qatar
Romanowski, Michael H.; Nasser, Ramzi
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, v69 n4 p653-671 Apr 2015
Today, academics are more transient, working outside their home countries, than at any other time in the history of academics especially in the Arab World were there is great demand for faculty members educated in Western' culture and academia. However, many of these professors face considerable social, professional and academic challenges in teaching and research. This paper presents the voices of twenty expatriate professors (EPs) as they describe their experiences and conflicts they face teaching in GCC universities and how this impacts their identities as professors. Various identities and strategies that EPs use in their daily work and lives are described and discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Qatar
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