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Vol. 9/No. 3 August 2019

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Krishna Bista, Morgan State University, USA

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Chris R. Glass, Old Dominion University, USA

Senior Copy Editor

Joy Bancroft, Emporia State University, USA

Managing Editor
Laura Soulsby, Old Dominion University, USA

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Natalie Cruz, Old Dominion University, USA


1. Dr. David L. Di Maria, Associate Vice Provost for International Education, UMBC, USA
2. Dr. Aneta Hayes, Director of Programs (UG and MA), Keele University, UK
3. Dr. Howard Wang, Associate Dean, Duke Kunshan University, China
4. Dr. Rahul Choudaha, EVP of Global Engagement & Research, StudyPortals, USA
5. Dr. Catherine Gomes, Associate Professor, RMIT University, Australia
6. Dr. Rajika Bhandari, Senior Advisor, Institute of International Education, USA
7. Dr. Helen Forbes-Mewett, Discipline Head, Monash University, Australia
8. Dr. Nigel Harwood, Reader in Applied Linguistics, University of Sheffield, UK
9. Dr. Anthony C. Ogden, AVP for Global Engagement, University of Wyoming, USA
10. Dr. Bojana Petric, Head of Dept. of ALC, Birkbeck University of London, UK
11. Dr. Megan M. Siczek, Director of EAP, The George Washington University, USA
12. Dr. Lily Lei Ye, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, China
13. Dr. Ly Tran, Associate Professor, School of Education, Deakin University, Australia
14. Dr. Lydia Andrade, Professor & Chair, University of the Incarnate Word, USA
15. Dr. Stuart Tannock, Senior Lecturer, University College London, UK
16. Dr. Lien Pham, Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
17. Dr. Janet Ilieva, Founder/Director, Education Insight, UK
18. Dr. Yingyi Ma, Associate Professor, Syracuse University, USA
Associate Editors/Section Editors (2019-2021)

1. Dr. Anesa Hosein, Higher Education, University of Surrey, UK

2. Dr. CindyAnn Rose-Redwood, Dept. of Geography, University of Victoria, Canada
3. Dr. Christina W. Yao, Educational Administration, U. of Nebraska- Lincoln, USA
4. Dr. Helen Forbes-Mewett, Sociology, Monash University, Australia
5. Dr. Reuben Rose-Redwood, Dept. of Geography, University of Victoria, Canada
6. Dr. Yi Leaf Zhang, Higher Education, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
7. Dr. Yingyi Ma, Asian/Asian America Studies, Syracuse University, USA
8. Dr. Nelson Brunsting, Research & Assessment, Wake Forest University, USA

Copy Editors (2019-2021)

1. Ms. Joy Bancroft, Daytona State Collage, USA

2. Dr. Barry Fass-Holmes, University of California, San Diego, USA
3. Dr. Keenan Manning, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
4. Dr. Minghui Hou, Idaho State University, USA
5. Dr. Dorota Silber-Furman, Tennessee Tech University, USA
6. Dr. Linda Tsevi, University of Ghana, Ghana
7. Dr. Caroline Wekullo, Texas A&M University, USA
8. Dr. Jing Xiaoli, McGill University, Canada

Assistant Editors/Consulting Editors

1. Dr. Charles R. Harris, Stony Brook University, USA

2. Dr. Charlotte Foster, Sylvian Learning, USA
3. Dr. Danilo M. Baylen, University of West Georgia, USA
4. Dr. David Comp, Columbia College Chicago, USA
5. Dr. Diana B. Carlin, Saint Louis University, USA
6. Dr. Diana B. Carlin, Saint Louis University, USA
7. Dr. Gina J. Mariano, Troy University, USA
8. Dr. Hugo Garcia, Texas Tech University, USA
9. Dr. Ji Zhou, USC Marshall School of Business, USA
10. Dr. Jiaqi Li, Wichita State University, USA
11. Dr. Keri Dutkiewicz, Davenport University, USA
12. Dr. Lisa Kahle-Piasecki, Tiffin Univesity, USA
13. Dr. Luchen Li, Northeastern University, USA
14. Dr. M. O. Thirunarayanan, Florida International University, USA
15. Dr. Miguel H. López, California State University, San Bernardino, USA
16. Dr. Mingsheng Li, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
17. Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep, Metropolitan State University, USA
18. Dr. Peggy Gesing, Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA
19. Dr. Rosalind L. Raby, California Colleges for International Education, USA
20. Dr. Sandria Officer, University of Toronto, Canada
21. Dr. Sherrie Lee, University of Waikato, New Zealand
22. Dr. Steven Fraiberg, Michigan State University, USA
PEER-REVIEW BOARD (None of us is as smart as all of us)

1. Dr. Adem Soruc, Sakarya University, Turkey (2/2018-2/2021)

2. Dr. Adriana Encinas, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain (2/2018-2/2021)
3. Mr. Alexis Croffie, Texas Tech University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
4. Dr. Alex Kumi-Yeboah, SUNY at Albany, USA (second term 2/2018-2/2021)
5. Dr. Allenda Zionch, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
6. Dr. Allison BrckaLorenz, Indiana University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
7. Dr. Amanda E. Brunson, Illinois State University, USA (7/2017-7/2020)
8. Dr. Amir Alakaam, University of North Dakota, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
9. Dr. Amir Reza, Babson College, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
10. Dr. Amy Dagley, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
11. Ms. Ann-Margaret J. Themistocleous, Anderson University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
12. Ms. Anna Beketova, Ural Federal University, Russia (1/2018-1/2021)
13. Dr. Anh Le, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
14. Dr. Arlene S. Young, Centenary College, NJ, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
15. Dr. Bala Nikku, Nepal School of Social Work, Nepal (1/2018-1/2021)
16. Dr. Barry Fass-Holmes, University of California San Diego, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
17. Ms. Bettina Baldt, University of Vienna, Austria (1/2018-1/2021)
18. Dr. Bo Chang, Ball State University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
19. Dr. Caitlin Faas, Mount St. Mary’s University, USA (second term 2/2018-2/2021)
20. Dr. Carol Ashong, Georgia State University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
21. Dr. Carolyn Walker, University of Exeter, UK (1/2018-1/2021)
22. Dr. Carrie Anne Thomas, Purdue University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
23. Dr. Chanwoong Baek, Columbia University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
24. Dr. Charles Myers, Eastern Kentucky University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
25. Dr. Chen Wang, University of Ottawa, Canada (1/2018-1/2021)
26. Dr. Cheryl DuBose, Arkansas State University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
27. Dr. Christine Fiorite, Joliet Junior College, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
28. Dr. Christine Preble, University at Albany, USA (second term 2/2018-2/2021)
29. Dr. Christopher Sullivan, University of MO St. Louis, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
30. Dr. Christof Van Mol, Tilburg University, the Netherlands (1/2018-1/2021)
31. Dr. Cindy Aamlid, Southwest Minnesota State University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
32. Dr. Clayton Smith, University of Windsor, Canada (2/2018-2/2021)
33. Dr. Daljit Kaur, Francis Marion University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
34. Dr. Dan Dickman, Ivy Tech Community College, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
35. Mr. David Lausch, University of Wyoming, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
36. Dr. David Pang, University of Auckland, New Zealand (second term 2/2018-2/2021)
37. Dr. Doaa Rashed, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
38. Dr. David Starr-Glass, SUNY Empire State College, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
39. Dr. Deborah Sipe, Chemeketa Community College, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
40. Ms. Dina Ghazzzawi, University of Houston, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
41. Dr. Dongmei Li, University of Texas at Austin, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
42. Dr. Dorota Silber-Furman, Tennessee Tech University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
43. Dr. Elena Yakunina, University at Buffalo, USA (2nd term-2/2018-2/2021)
44. Dr. Emma Bird, University of the West of England, UK (2/2018-2/2021)
45. Dr. Emmanuel Akanwa, Central Michigan University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
46. Dr. Enakshi Sengupta, American U. of Kurdistan, Iraq (2nd term 2/2018-2/2021)
47. Dr. Ewnetu Tamene, Zhejiang Normal University, China (2/2018-2/2021)
48. Dr. Farid Safarmamad, Old Dominion University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
49. Ms. Feba Thomas, VIT University, India (2/2018-2/2021)
50. Dr. Fjujan Tan, Morehead State University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
51. Dr. Gareth Phillips, University of Technology, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
52. Dr. Gabriela Valdez, University of Arizona, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
53. Dr. Gina J. Mariano, Troy University, USA (2nd term 2/2018-2/2021)
54. Dr. Gwendolyn Williams, University of West Florida, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
55. Dr. Haijun Kang, Kansas State University, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
56. Dr. Hannah Covert, Tulane University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
57. Dr. Heather Carmack, University of Alabama, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
58. Dr. Hugo Gonzales, University of Notre Dame, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
59. Dr. Howard Martyn, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
60. Dr. Huei-Chen Helena Yeh, St. John’s U., Taiwan (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
61. Dr. Injung Lee, University of Iowa, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
62. Dr. James Dorsett, Michigan State University, USA (7/2017-7/2020)
63. Dr. Jane Rosenthal, Keck Graduate Institute, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
64. Dr. Jason Li, Wichita State University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
65. Dr. Jason Chan, Missouri U. of Sc.and Tech., USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
66. Dr. Jeevan Khanal, Institute for Frontier Studies, Korea (2/2018-2/2021)
67. Dr. Jeff Koloze, Notre Dame College, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
68. Dr. Jeff C. Davis, Kent State University, USA (7/2017-7/2020)
69. Dr. Jennifer Hoyte, Florida Int. University, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
70. Dr. Jiali Luo, Duke University, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
71. Dr. Jie Zheng, East China Normal University, China (2/2018-2/2021)
72. Dr. Jin Hwang, Sam H. State University, USA (second term 2/2018-2/2021)
73. Dr. Jose Cristina M. Parina, De La Salle U. Philippines (2nd term 2/2018-2/2021)
74. Dr. Juanjuan Zhao, University of Cincinnati, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
75. Mr. Jun Mian Chen, Brock University, Canada (2/2018-2/2021)
76. Dr. Kakali Bhattacharya, Kansas State University (4/2018-4/2021)
77. Dr. Kenneth Hayes, Shangqiu Institute of Technology, China (2/2018-2/2021)
78. Dr. Khanh Tran, Asia Pacific International College, Australia (2/2018-2/2021)
79. Dr. Kris Aric Knisely, Emory University, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
80. Dr. Kristy Modrow, St. Cloud State University, USA (7/2017-7/2020)
81. Dr. Leah Gustilo, De La Salle University, the Philippines (2/2018-2/2021)
82. Ms. Leanne Moore, Abilene Christian University, USA ((2/2018-2/2021)
83. Dr. Lesley Robinson, Colorado State University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
84. Dr. Leslie Glickman, University of Delaware, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
85. Dr. Libi Shen, University of Phoenix, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
86. Dr. Linda Tsevi, University of Ghana, Ghana (2/2018-2/2021)
87. Dr. Ling Gao LeBeau, West Carolina University, USA (second term 2/2018-2/2021
88. Ms. Lisa Unangst, Boston College, USA (5/2018-5/20121)
89. Dr. L. G. Michael Brown, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA (7/2017-7/2020)
90. Dr. Lisa Kahle-Piasecki, Tiffin University, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
91. Dr. Manjet K. M. Singh, University Sains Malaysia, Penang (2/2018-2/2021)
92. Dr. Martha Vungkhanching, Cal. State U., Fresno, USA (2nd term 2/2018-2/2021)
93. Dr. Michelle E. Bartlett, North Carolina State University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
94. Ms. Mila Arden, Victoria University, Australia (7/1/2017-7/1/2020)
95. Ms. Nancy Li Will, University of Washington, USA (second term, 2/2018-2/2021)
96. Dr. Natalie Marie Novick, U. of California San Diego, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
97. Dr. Nelson Brunsting, Wake Forest University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
98. Dr. Oriana Johnson, North Carolina State University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
99. Dr. Osman Ozturgut, University of the Incarnate Word, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
100. Dr. Ourania Katsara, University of Patras, Greece (2/2018-2/2021)
101. Dr. Paul Branscum, Miami University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
102. Dr. Peggy Gesing, Old Dominion University, USA (1/2/2018-1/2/2021)
103. Dr. Peter Bodycott, University of Canberra, Australia (2/2018-2/2021)
104. Dr. Prabin Shrestha, Norvic International Hospital, Nepal (1/2/2018-1/2/2021)
105. Dr. Prashanti Chennamsetti, Texas A&M University, USA (1/2/2018-1/2/2021)
106. Dr. Rashmi Sharma, University of West Florida, USA (1/2/2018-1/2/2021)
107. Dr. Rebecca Hammer, Int’l. Baccalaureate, the Netherlands (2/2018-2/2021)
108. Dr. Regine Lambrech, International Education Consulting, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
109. Dr. Ricardo Gonzalez-Carriedo, University of North Texas, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
110. Mr. Roger Anderson, Ohio State University, USA (Second term 1/2/2018-1/2/2021)
111. Mr. Roy Y. Chan, Indiana University, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
112. Mr. Ruhi Can Alkin, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey (11/2017-11/2020)
113. Dr. Rukhsana Ahmed, University of Ottawa, Canada (2/2018-2/2021)
114. Dr. Sagar Athota, University of Notre Dame, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
115. Mr. Samar Aldhahari, University of Memphis, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
116. Dr. Samit D. Bordoloi, Western Washington University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
117. Mr. Santiago Castiello-Gutierrez, University of Arizona, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
118. Dr. Sanoya Amienyi, Arkansas State University, USA (second term 2/2018-2/2021)
119. Dr. Sarah Nutter, University of Calgary, Canada, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
120. Dr. Sean Roberson, Morgan State University, USA (1/2018-1/2021)
121. Ms. Sherrie Lee, University of Waikato, New Zealand (2/2018-2/2021)
122. Ms. Soni Adhikari, Stony Brook University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
123. Dr. Sora H. Friedman, SIT Graduate Institute, USA (3/2017-8/2020)
124. Dr. Susan Boafo-Arthur, Assumption College, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
125. Dr. Svitlana Taraban-Gordon, U. of Waterloo, Canada (2nd term 2/2018-2/2021)
126. Dr. Tara Madden-Dent, Sierra Nevada College, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
127. Dr. Terra Gargano, American University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
128. Dr. Thea Zander, The University of Basel, Switzerland (2/2018-2/2021)
129. Ms. Tiffanie Ho, Univesity of Louisiana at Monroe, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
130. Ms. Xi Lin, Auburn University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
131. Mr. Xun Liu, Texas Tech University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
132. Dr. Yao Fu, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
133. Ms. Yibo Yang, Murdoch University, Australia (2/2018-2/2021)
134. Dr. Yolanda Palmer-Clarke, University of Saskatchewan, Canada (2/2018-2/2021)
135. Dr. Yukari Amos, Central Washington University, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
136. Mr. Zachary Taylor, University of Texas at Austin, USA (2/2018-2/2021)
137. Dr. Zheng Zhu, NY City College of Technology, USA (Second term 2/2018-2/2021)
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1 Focusing on International Graduate Students

Shyam Sharma


2 The Price of Being International: Career Outcomes of International

Master's Recipients in U.S. Labor Market
Xiushan Jiang, Dongbin Kim
Motivations for Studying Abroad and Immigration Intentions: The
Case of Vietnamese Students
Tran Le Huu Nghia

Social Capital and the U.S. College Experiences of International

Student-Athletes and Non-Athletes
Helen Forbes-Mewett, Madeleine Pape

Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers for International Vocational Education

Students: A Case Study Using Narrative Frames
Jonathon Ryan, Michael Rabbidge, Yi Wang, Jenny Field
Jeitinho as a Coping Strategy Used by Brazilian International
Students for Acculturative Stress
Silvia Alves Nishioka, Defne Akol

Exploring Oral English Learning Motivation in Chinese

International Students with Low Oral English Proficiency
Deyu Xing, Benjamin Bolden

Understanding Ostracism from Attachment Perspective: Testing a

Moderated Mediation Model
8 Ning Hou, Jinyan Fan, James Tan, Melissa Stuhlman, Cong Liu,
Gustavo Valdez

Examining the Correlation between American Students’ Cultural

Intelligence, Political Affiliations, and Their Social Distances from
Their International Peers
Sami B Mejri
10 Familiarity as a Family: Close Friendships Between Malaysian
Students and their Co-National Friends in the UK
Nur Hafeeza Ahmad Pazil

11 Mentoring and Supervising International Students in School

Counseling Programs
Bridget Asempapa

12 International Students in First-Year Writing: A Journey Through

Socio-Academic Space
Anthony Schmidt
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