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Title Immigrant faculty in the academy : narratives of identity, resilience, and action / edited by Maysaa Barakat and Mariela A. Rodríguez.
Imprint New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.


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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 161 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Maysaa Barakat is Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University, USA. Mariela A. Rodríguez is Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. She isPast-President of University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA).
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 07, 2020).
Subject College teachers, Foreign -- United States -- Case studies.
College teachers, Foreign -- United States -- Biography.
College teaching -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
United States.
Genre Biographies.
Case studies.
Contents Introduction / Maysaa Barakat and Mariela A. Rodríguez -- Huītzilin the traveler : exploring the edges of identity and leadership / Mónica Byrne-Jiménez and Armando M. Byrne -- The nuance of living and working in the grey spaces of language ad culture : my immigrant experience / Sabrina Sembiente -- Predicting success through inquiry : a story of a Latina professor / María D. Vásquez-Colina -- Autoethnography of a Latino scholar : farmworker, practitioner and scholar / Encarnación Garza, Jr. -- An immigrant professor's critical reflection in private and public spaces : how context in the United States changes identity / Cristobal Salinas Jr. -- Navigating identity and consciousness as an "outsider" : professional integration at the intersections of gender, nationality and critical scholarship / Dilys Schoorman -- Inmigrantes present : testimonio of two Mexican immigrant women reflecting on their educational experiences / Karina Castro-Pavón and Claudia García-Louis -- Reflections of a retired professor on his journey from Egypt to the US / Yasser Gowayed -- From South America to South Florida : risks and rewards for senior international students / John Hardman -- Fulfilling the intergenerational contract : a Southeast Asian American professor's journey (away from) home / Van Lac -- Lessons learned from the immigrants' experience : a call to action and advocacy / Mariela A. Rodríguez and Maysaa Barakat.
Summary "This edited volume shares the diverse experiences of immigrant professors in the United States. Chapters provide insight for educators in academia seeking deeper understanding of issues of identity and intersectionality, assimilation and integration, culture and its different manifestations, accent and the politics of language, and hegemonic systems and structures. Blending autoethnographies and case studies, this book highlights the invaluable collective experiences of immigrant professors as they navigate challenges and success. . By sharing these rich stories Immigrant Faculty in the Academy contributes to the conversation on career development, the professoriate, and immigration"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Barakat, Maysaa, editor.
Rodríguez, Mariela A., editor.
Other Title Print version: Immigrant faculty in the academy New York : Routledge, 2021. 9780367209995