Travel health and safety support is a relatively new endeavor on many U.S. college campuses. In order to provide support to our peers as well as information for graduate students conducting research on this topic, the Office of Global Safety and Security has compiled the following resources. We hope to update this list twice a year, in January and August, and will attempt to fix broken links once a month. Please email suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resource categories include:
- Global Learning and Education Abroad
- Education Abroad/Risk Management
- General Risk/Risk Management
- Physical and Mental Health Abroad
- Sexual Violence and the College Student
- Millennial Learning Development
- Legal Cases
- Newspaper articles and Online Media
Anderson, C.L., Lorenz, K., & White, M. (2016). Instructor influence on student intercultural gains and learning during instructor-led, short-term study abroad. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, XXVIII, 1-23.
Bennett, M.J. (1994). Towards ethnorelativism: A developmental model of intercultural sensitivity. In R. M. Paige (Ed.), Education for the intercultural experience (pp. 21-71). Nicholas Brealey Publishing.
Berg, M., Paige, R., Lou, K. (2012). Student Learning Abroad: What Our Students Are Learning, What They’re Not, and What We Can Do About It. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Brewer, E., & Cunningham, K. (2010). Intergrating Study Abroad into the Curriculum. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Carlson, J. S., Burn, B. B., Useem, J., & Yachimowicz, D. (1990). Study abroad: The experiences of American undergraduates. Westport Connecticut: Greenwood Press.
Chieffo, L., & Griffiths, L. (Fall 2004). Large-scale assessment of student attitudes after a short-term study abroad program. Frontiers, 10, 165-178.
Deardorff, D. K. (2009). The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
Donitsa-Schmidt, S., & Vadish. M. (2005). North American Students in Israel: An Evaluation of a Study Abroad Experience. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. v11. p33-56. Aug 2005.
Dwyer, M. M. (2004). More is better: The impact of study abroad program duration. Frontiers,151-164.
Dwyer, M. M., & Peters, C. K. (2004). The benefits of study abroad: New study confirms significant gains. Transitions Abroad, 27(5), 56-59.
Engle, L., & Engle, J. (2003). Study abroad levels: Toward a classification of program types. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 9, 1-20.
Giedt, T., Gokcek, G., & Ghosh, J. (2015). International Education in the 21st Century: The Importance of Faculty in Developing Study Abroad Research Opportunities. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 26, 167–186.
Goode, M. L. (2007-2008). The role of faculty study abroad directors: A case study. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, XV, 149-172.
Green, M. F., Hesel, R. A., & Bartini, M. (2008). College bound students’ interests in study abroad and other international learning activities. American Councils on Education, the Art & Science Group LLC, and the College Board.
Gurung, R. A., & Prieto, L. R. (2009). Getting Culture: Incorporating Diversity Across the Curriculum. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Hammer, M. R. (2009). The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI): An approach for assessing and building intercultural competence. In M. A. Moodian (Ed.), Contemporary leadership and intercultural competence: Understanding and utilizing cultural diversity to build successful organizations (pp. 245-261). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Hammer, M. R. (2012). The Intercultural Development Inventory: A new frontier in assessment and development of intercultural competence. In M. Vande Berg, R. M. Paige & K. H. Lou (Eds.), Student learning abroad: What our students are learning, what they're not, and what we can do about it(pp. 115-136). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Harvey, T.A. (2013). Facilitating intercultural development during study abroad: A case study of CIEE’s Seminar on Living and Learning Abroad. Unpublished dissertation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
Hulstrand, J. (2013) Should They Go? Academic and Disciplinary Considerations for Education Abroad. International Educator. July/August 2013.
Hulstrand, J. (2013). When Faculty teach Abroad. NAFSA International Educators January /February 2013.
Hulstrand, J. Preparing Faculty to teach abroad. NAFSA International Educators September/ October 2013.
Ladika, S. (2014). College journalism programs are increasingly refocusing their curricula on international issues. NAFSA International Educator January/February 2014.
Ladika, S. (2016). Toward a Better World. NAFSA International Educators May/June 2016.
Lang, C., Cacciattolo, M., & Kidman, G. (2017). The Global Education Practicum: Perspectives from Accompanying Academics. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 45(2), 145–161.
Leggett, K. In Another’s Shoes. NAFSA International Educators November/December 2014.
Lewin, R. (. (2009). The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship. New York: Taylor & Francis.
Li, M., Olson, J. E., & Frieze, I. H. (2013). Students’ Study Abroad Plans: The Influence of Motivational and Personality Factors. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 23, 73–89.
Malmgren, J., & Galvin, J. (2008). Effects of Study Abroad Participation on Student Graduation Rates: A Study of Three Incoming Freshman Cohorts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. NACADA Journal, 28(1), 29–42.
Mikal, J. P. (2011). When Social Support Fits into Your Luggage: Online Support Seeking and Its Effects on the Traditional Study Abroad Experience. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 21, 17–40.
Miller-Perrin, C., & Thompson, D. (2014). Outcomes of Global Education: External and Internal Change Associated With Study Abroad. New Directions for Student Services, 2014(146), 77–89.
Montrose, L. (2002). International study and experiential learning: The academic context. Frontiers, 8, 1 – 15.
NACUA. (2012). Federal Disability Laws Do They Translate to Study Abroad Programs. NACUA Notes, April 26, 2012, Vol.10 No.7.
Osfield, K. J. (2008). Internationalization of Student Affairs and Services: An Emerging Global Perspective. Washington D.C.: NASPA.
Rubin, K. (2002). Uncertain Times. NAFSA International Educator. Winter 2002. Vol XI. Number 1. 15-21.
Santoro, N., & Major, J. (2012). Learning to Be a Culturally Responsive Teacher through International Study Trips: Transformation or Tourism? Teaching Education. 23(3). 309–322.
Savicki, V. (2008). Developing Intercultural Competence and Transformation: Theory, Research, and Application in International Education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Seelye, H. N. (1995). Experiential Activities for Intercultural Learning. Boston: Intercultural Press.
Slimbach, R. (2012). Becoming World Wise: A Guide to Global Learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Steinberg, M. (2002). Involve me and I will understand: Academic quality in experiential programs abroad. Frontiers, 8, 209 – 229.
Stewart, K. A. (2013). The Undergraduate Field-Research Experience in Global Health: Study Abroad, Service Learning, Professional Training or “None of the Above”? Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 6(2), 53–71.
Stryker, R.E., Balkcum, A., Wollitzer, P.A., & DeRomana, I. (2002). Rotating Faculty of Permanent Resident Directors? Alternative Models for Resident Directorships Abroad. International Educator Winter 2002, Vol XI, Number 1, 26-31.
Trower, H., & Lehmann, W. (2017). Strategic Escapes: Negotiating Motivations of Personal Growth and Instrumental Benefits in the Decision to Study Abroad. British Educational Research Journal, 43(2), 275–289.
Watson, J. R., & Wolfel, R. (2015). The Intersection of Language and Culture in Study Abroad: Assessment and Analysis of Study Abroad Outcomes. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 25, 57–72.
West, C. (2015). Assessing Learning Outcomes for Education Abroad. NAFSA. International Educator. November/December 2015.
Wilkie, D. (2013). Insurance Matters. NAFSA International Educators March/April 2013.
Bickel, R.D. and Lake, P.F. (1997). The Emergence of New Paradigm in Student-University Relations: From In Loco Parentis to Bystander to Facilitator. Journal of College and University Law, Vol. 23, p.755-95.
Bickel, R.D. and Lake, P.F. (1999). The Rights and Responsibilities of the Modern University. Who Assumes the Risks of College Life? Carolina Academic Press.
Breakell, T. and Titus, B. (2013) By Example: Resources for Education Abroad Offices and Advisers. NAFSA.
Brenner, E. (2017). Advice to an industry, from the loss side of study abroad’s ledger. Protect Students Abroad.
Brockington, J.L. (July/August 2006). Effective Crisis Management. NAFSA’s International Educator. Vol. 47.
Burak, P.A. and Hoffa,W. (2001). Crisis Management in a Cross-Cultural Setting. Washington, D.C.: NAFSA: Association for International Educators
Burch, K. (2009). Preparing Students for the Global Practice of Law While Managing Risk to the Institution: Law School Liability in the Context of International Externship Programs. Unpublished Paper.
Coffin Groff, M., Hameister, B.G., Hosley, N.S., & Hosley, N.S. (1999). College Students with Disabilities and Study Abroad: Implications for International Education Staff. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, p. 81.
Dall, J. A. (2003). Determining Duty in Collegiate Tort Litigation: Shifting Paradigms of the College-Student Relationship. Journal of College and University Law, Vol. 29, p. 485.
Filson, C. (2010). Abroad by Design: Key Strategies. NAFSA Press.*
Forum on Education Abroad. (2014) “Critical Incident Database 2014 Report”.
Forum on Education Abroad. “Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad”.
Friend, J. (2006). Campus Conduct Records and Program Eligibility. NAFSA’s International Educator. Sept./Oct 2010. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2006). Why Insurance Providers Matter. NAFSA’s International Educator. Nov./Dec 2006. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2007). In Case of Emergency. NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov./Dec. 2007.
Friend, J. (2008). What’s in YOUR Policy? NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov./Dec. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2009). It’s Not Just about Terrorism: Preparing for Political unrest, Government Collapse and Armed Conflict in Study Abroad Locations. NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov./Dec. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2010). Getting Out. NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov./Dec. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2011). Travel Warnings: Developing Effective Response Procedures. NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov./Dec. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2012). Danger Ahead: International Education and Risk Assessment. NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov/Dec. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2012). Learning From Recent Challenges in Education Abroad Crisis Management. NAFSA’s International Educator Jan./Feb. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2013). No Go: Trip Cancellation insurance - A Coverage Whose Time Has Come? NAFSA’s International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov./Dec. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Friend, J. (2014). Responding to a Student Death Abroad. International Educator Health & Insurance Supplement Nov/Dec NAFSA IE Archives. **
Highum, A. (2014). Predeparture Services for Students Studying Abroad. New Directions for Student Services, 2014(146), 51–57.
Hoye, W. (2006). Legal Issues Influencing International Study Abroad Programs. 2006 Law and Higher Education Conference Proceeding.
Hoye, W.P. (2013). The IES Abroad MAP for Student Health Safety & Crisis Management. Chicago, IL: Institute for the International Education of Students.
Hoye, W.P. and Rhodes, G. M. (2000). An Ounce of Prevention is Worth…the Life of a Student: Reducing the Risk in International Programs. Journal of College and University Law, Vol. 27(1), p. 156-81.
Hudzik, J et al (2008). Strengthening Study Abroad: Recommendations for Institutional Management. NAFSA Press.*
Hulstrand, J. (2013). What Students Need to Know. NAFSA International Educators.
Hummer, J. F., Pedersen, E. R., Mirza, T., & LaBrie, J. W. (2010). Factors Associated With General and Sexual Alcohol-Related Consequences: An Examination of College Students Studying Abroad. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 47(4), 421–438.
Johnson, V.R. (2006). Americans Abroad: International Educational Programs and Tort Liability, 32 J.C. & U.L. 309.
Lake, P. (2009). Beyond Discipline: Managing the Modern Higher Education Environment. Bradenton, FL: Hierophant Enterprises, Inc.
Lake, P. (2011). Foundations of Higher Education Law & Policy: Basic Legal Rules, Concepts, and Principles of Student Affairs. Washington, DC: NASPA Press.
Lane-Toomey, C. (2014). U. S. Government Factors Influencing an Expansion of Study Abroad in the Middle East/North Africa. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 24, 121–140. Legal Resources Publishers.
LRP Publications (2004). Limiting Liability on Campus: An Administrators Guide to Identifying and Avoiding Risk.
Luethge, D. J. (2004). Perceived Risk and Risk Reduction Strategies in Study Abroad Programs. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 15(4), 23–45.
Lundgren, R. E., & McMakin, A. H. (2013). Risk Communication: A Handbook for Communicating Environmental, Safety, and Health Risks (5 edition). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-IEEE Press.
Malveaux, G. F. (2016). Look Before Leaping: Risks, Liabilities, and Repair of Study Abroad in Higher Education (Reprint edition). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Martin, Patricia. ed. (2017). Crisis Management for Education Abroad. NAFSA Press.*
McCabe, L. & Steinberg, M. (2016). Health, Safety, & Security: Resources for Monitoring Conditions Abroad. NAFSA International Educators.
Mikal, J. P., & Grace, K. (2012). Against Abstinence-Only Education Abroad: Viewing Internet Use during Study Abroad as a Possible Experience Enhancement. Journal of Studies in International Education, 16(3), 287–306.
NAFSA Education Abroad KC Health and Safety Subcommittee. (2012). Risk Management Survey Results NAFSA Press.
Pedersen, E. R., Skidmore, J. R., & Aresi, G. (2014). Demographic and Predeparture Factors Associated with Drinking and Alcohol-Related Consequences for College Students Completing Study Abroad Experiences. Journal of American College Health, 62(4), 244–254
Pedersen, E.R., Larimer, M.E., and Lee, C.M. (2010). When in Rome: Factors Associated with Changes in Drinking Behavior Among America College Students Studying Abroad. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 24(3), p. 535-540.
Rhodes, G. (2014). Risk Management for Study Abroad Programs: Issues and Resources to Inform Program Development, Administration, and Training. New Directions for Student Services, 2014(146), 41–50.
Ritchie, M.A. (2003). Risk Management in Study Abroad: Lessons from the Wilderness. Frontiers Journal. 9, 53-69.
Ropeik, D., & Gray, G. (2002). Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What’s Really Safe and What’s Really Dangerous in the World Around You (1st edition). Boston: Mariner Books.
Slind, M. Dealing with the Media (2006). NAFSA’s International Educator. July/August. NAFSA IE Archives. **
Soneson, H. (2009). Education Abroad Advising to Students with Disabilities. NAFSA Press. *
Spencer, S. and Tuma, K. Guide to Successful Short-term Programs. 2nd ed. NAFSA Press. *
Stewart, S. (2010). A Primer on Situational Awareness. Stratfor Global Intelligence Weekly.
Storch, J. (2012). The Clery Act and Overseas/Distance Study: New Developments and Compliance Guidance. NACUA Publication.
Sygall, S. & Scheib, M.(Eds.). Rights and Responsibilities, A Guide to National and International Disability- Related Laws for International Exchange Organizations and Participants (2nd Edition). Mobility International USA/National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange.
Tsantir, S. (2010). Medical Insurance for Education Abroad: Preparing for a Potential Crisis. Council on Law and Higher Education Journal.
Tsantir, S. & Amundson, D. (2011). Ambassadors Abroad: Due Diligence in Sending Students Overseas. UMN Publication.
Weeks, K.M. (1999). Managing Liability and Overseas Programs. College Legal Information, Inc.
Wick, D. (Ed.). (2014). Guide to Education Abroad: For Advisers and Administrators (4th Revised edition). Washington, DC: NAFSA - Association of International Educators.
* Note: Due to recent restructuring of NAFSA’s website, we cannot provide exact email links. However, such publications can be found by searching by title from here: http://www.nafsa.org/Professional_Resources/Publications/
Associations of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (2009). “The State of Enterprise Risk Management at Colleges and Universities Today”.
Barton, L. (2001). Crisis in Organizations II. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.
Dunkle, J.H., Silverstein, Z.B., & Warner, S.L. (2008). Managing Violent and Other Troubling Students. Journal of College and University Law Vol. 34, No.3.
Harper, S.R., Frank Harris III, & Mmeje. K.C. (2010). A Theoretical Model to Explain the Overrepresentation of College Men among Campus Judicial O enders: Implications for Campus Administrators. Retrieved from University of Pennsylvania Scholarly Commons.
Hong, L. (2000). Toward A Transformed Approach to Prevention: Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and Violence. Journal of American College Health, 48 (6): 269-279.
Lewis, W.S., Schuster, S.K., Sokolow, B.A., & Swinton, D.C. (2013). The Top Ten Things We Need to Know About Title IX (That the DCL Didn’t Tell Us). The NCHERM Group, LLC & ATIXA.
Lindell, M. K., & Perry, R. W. (2003). Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities. SAGE Publications.
United States Department of State. (2017). Political Violence Against Americans.
Wilkie, D. (2014).Complying with Clery. NAFSA International Educators November/December 2014.
Zamir, E. (2014). Law, Psychology, and Morality: The Role of Loss Aversion. Oxford University Press.
Bathke, A., & Kim, R. (2016). Keep Calm and Go Abroad: The Effect of Learning Abroad on Student Mental Health. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 27, 1–16.
Friend, J. (2016). Health forms 2.0: developing ethical and effective health history disclosure process. Available to members of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, International Educator Magazine. Washington. Nov/Dec 2016
Lindeman, B et al. (2006). Best Practices in Addressing Mental Health Issues Affecting Study Abroad Participants. NAFSA Press.* (Note: a second edition is in progress).
Lucas, J. (2015) Over-stressed, Overwhelmed, and Over Here: Resident Directors and the Challenges of Student Mental Health Abroad. IES Abroad.
Prince, J., DeRomaña, I., Holvey-Bowles, J., Hopkins, S. and Lindeman, B. (2017). Addressing Mental Health Issues Affecting EA Participants.
Sexual Violence and Trauma
Carretta, C.M. Burgess, A.W & DeMarco, R. (2015). To Tell or Not to Tell. Violence Against Women. v.21, 1145-1165.
Rebecca Campbell. (2008). The psychological Impact of Rape Victims’ Experiences with the Legal, medical and Mental health Systems. American Psychologist. 702, 703
Sarah E Ullman and Henrietta H Filipinas. (2001). Correlates of formal and informal support seeking in Sexual Assault Victims. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 1028-1040
Stagg, A. & Storch, J. (2017). An Overview of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Amendments. URMIA.
Sexual Misconduct and Higher Education (not study abroad specific)
AAUP. (2016).The History, Uses, and Abuses of Title IX. AAUP Reports.
Australia Human Rights Commission. (2017). Change the Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities.
Gallagher Higher Education. (2014). Top 10 Steps to Comply with Title IX.
Gonzalez, HB and Feder, J (2016, April 15). Sexual violence at institutions of higher education. Congressional Research Service, R43764
IACLEA, IACP, NCCPS, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department. (2014). Practitioner’s Discussion of Implementing Clery/Title IX: Report on the Summit.
Kaukinen, C., Miller, M., & Powers, R. A. (2017). Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses (1 edition). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press
Orchowski, LM and Gidycz CA (2015). Psychological consequences associated with positive and negative responses to disclosure of sexual assault among college women: A perspective study. Violence Against Women, 21, 803-823.
The White House. (2014). Not Alone: Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault.
U.S. Department of Education. (2014). Final Regulations to Implement the Clery Act Amendments of the Violence Against Women Act. 79 FR 62751-62790.
U.S. Department of Education. (2017). Guidance Documents on Issues Related to Sex Discrimination.
Training Videos o Consent and Tea. (Video)
Sexual Misconduct and Study Abroad
Chambers, M.B. (2016). Sexual Health Abroad—A Guide to Healthy Practices During Education Abroad. NAFSA Press.
Forum on Education Abroad. “Sexual Misconduct, Education Abroad and Title IX/Clery Act”.
Support Resources for Victims/Survivors of Sexual Assault
Centers for Disease Control (CDC). “Sexual Violence: Additional Resources”
Department of Justice (DOJ). “Resources from the Office on Violence Against Women”
Northwestern Office of Global Safety and Security. Information and Options for Survivors of Sexual Misconduct Abroad
Sampling of articles about Sexual Assault at US Universities
Anonymous (2016). Stanford Sexual Assault Case Survivor Emily Doe Speaks Out.
Cabrera, A. & Weisfeldt, S. (2016). Punished after rape report at Brigham Young University. CNN.com.
Hansen, C. (2017). In Focus: As University aims to increase awareness of Title IX process, reporting remains a taxing experience. Daily Northwestern.
Jacobs, J. (2017). University notifies students about reports of sexual assaults, possible date rape drugs given at fraternity houses. Daily Northwestern.
Kingkade, T. (2016). He Admitted to Sexual Assault, But She’s The One They Tried To Silence. Huffington Post.
New, J. (2017). Judge sides with University of Kentucky in lawsuit against student newspaper over sexual assault records. InsideHigherEd.
Arum, R. (2011). Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. University of Chicago Press.
Athreya, B. H., & Mouza, C. (2017). Thinking Skills for the Digital Generation: The Development of Thinking and Learning in the Age of Information. New York, NY: Springer.
Bonner II, F. A., Marbley, A. F., & Howard-Hamilton, M. F. (Eds.). (2011). Diverse Millennial Students in College: Implications for Faculty and Student Affairs. Sterling, Va: Stylus Publishing.
Jelly-Schapiro, E. (2015, September 28). Millennials and the “War on Terror.” The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Kahneman, D. (2013). Thinking, Fast and Slow. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
McEwan, E. K. (2005). How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy (2nd edition). Thousand Oaks, Calif: Corwin Press.
McHaney, R., & Daniel, S. J. (2011). The New Digital Shoreline: How Web 2.0 and Millennials Are Revolutionizing Higher Education. Sterling, Va: Stylus Publishing.
Patton, L. D., Renn, K. A., Guido, F. M., Quaye, S. J., Forney, D. S., & Evans, N. J. (2016). Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice (3 edition). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Ruff, C. (2016, April 27). How Academics Can Use Snapchat to Share Their Research. The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Sierra, E. (2016, April 10). How a Google Spreadsheet Saved My Literature Class. The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Stoner, M. (2017, June 15). Demonstrating Social Media’s Value and Impact. Inside Higher Ed.
Twenge, J. M. (2017, September). Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? The Atlantic.
Accommodation of disability disclose violated student’s right to privacy in tort (Ireland/Czech Republic)
Alleged negligence in supervision of medical care (Austria)
Beyond U.S. Borders, The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 4, 2002 at A49.
Bird v. Lewis & Clark College, 104 F. Supp. 2d 1271, 1273 (D. Or. 2000), aff’d 303 F. 2d 1015 (9th Cir. 2002).
Compare to Bloss v. Univ. of Minnesota, 590 N. W. 2d 661 (1999).
Consumer protection, alleged malnourished returning student, clarifying state jurisdiction (Australia)
Contends 2004 amendments to regulations governing Cuba-based study programs violated the First and Fifth Amendments
Emergency Coalition to Defend Educational Travel v. United States Department of the Treasury (2008)
Faculty Senate of FIU v. Board of Governors, State University System of Florida, 574 F. Supp 2d 1331 (2008).
Fay v. Thiel College, 200 WL 1910037 (Pa.Com.Pl. 2001)
Foreign hotel/owner not liable for accident - not sufficient contacts with US under OH “long arm” (Switzerland)
Griffen v. Iowa, 767 N.W. 2d 633 (2009)
Iowa Tort Claims Act held to apply to swimming accident abroad (Germany)
Jeffery R. Young, When Trips Abroad Go Bad: A Recent Ruling Extends Sex-Discrimination Protections
Ju v. The Univ. of Washington, 2010 WL 2718861 (Wash. App. Div. 1) (2010)
King v. Bd. of Control of E. Mich. Univ., 221 F. Supp. 2d 783 (E.D. Mich. 2002).
King, et al v. Eastern Michigan University, an unpublished case.
Mattingly v. University of Louisville, 2006 WL 2178032 (W.D. Ky) (2006)
McNeil v. Wagner College, 667 N.Y.S.2d 397 (N.Y. App. Div. 1998).
Nova Southeastern Univ. v. Gross, 758 So.2d 86 (2000).
Panero v. Centres for Academic Programmes Abroad, Ltd., 13 Cal.Rptr.3d 759 (Cal. Ct App.2004)
Sherman v. UNC Wilmington, 2008 WL 4461911 (E.D.N.C.) (2008) (details allegations)
Sherman v. UNC Wilmington, 2008 WL 4461935 (E.D.N.C.) (2008) (procedural due process)
Spiotta v. Ambassador Programs Inc. (2009)
State statute bars state educational funds from being used to travel to terrorist states* for academic purposes
Student fell from balcony of residence controlled by provider (Italy)
Student left in care of strangers (Peru)
Student overpromised accommodations (Australia)
Student raped in parking lot outside internship site (Florida)
Student sent home from study abroad program due to “untreatable” medical condition (Cuba)
Student sexually assaulted by taxi driver (Mexico)
Students sexually harassed by other students/program asst. (South Africa)
Tecza v. Univ. of San Francisco, 2010 WL 1838778 (N.D. Cal.) (2010)
Title IX claim against university for alleged sexual assault of student by unaffiliated third party (Portugal)
University terminated employment of program director for alleged misconduct, sued under due process (Belize)
Wolper v. Hotel Europe, 2008 L 2497471 (2008)
* Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria – see https://www.state.gov/j/ct/list/c14151.htm
Caity Weaver, World’s Most Embarrassing Mom Makes Peruvian Government Hunt Down Her Son When He Stops Posting on Facebook, Gawker, March 2013
Claire Meyer, Celebrating 30 Years of OSAC’s Information-Sharing Partnership, OSAC Security Magazine, October 2015
Elizabeth Redden, In Case of Emergency, Inside Higher Ed, July 2013
Elizabeth Redden, Should They Stay or Go, Inside Higher Ed, July 2014
Elizabeth Redden, Study Abroad and Terror, Inside Higher Ed, March 2016
Fischer, K. (2007), Ghana Fiasco Shows Risks of Faculty-Led Study Trips, Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(13), A1.
Gary Rhodes, Who Are the Faculty Developing and Leading Study Abroad Programs? Terra Dotta Software, September 2013
Jocelyn Lee, The Legacy Of Campus Rape, The Story Institute, February 2015
Jonathan Bernstein, The 10 Steps of Crisis Communications, Bernstein Crisis Management, 2016
Lauren Zoltick, The Good, Bad, and In-Between of Social Media in Crisis Situations, ISL, October 2014
Julianne Basinger, Research at What Cost?. The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 27, 2001, at 12A.
Karin Fischer, In Study Abroad, Men Are Hard to Find, The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 2012
Karin Fischer, Study-Abroad Missteps Remind Colleges of Need to Train Trip Leaders, The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 2012
Kellie Rowe, Unrest in Turkey Affects American Students, USA Today, June 2013
Kris Olds, Global Citizenship – What Are We Talking About and Why Does It Matter? ,Inside Higher Ed, March 2012
Libby Sander, Quiet No Longer, Rape Survivors Put Pressure on Colleges, The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 2013
Lindsey Cook, Crimes against students not investigated on studies abroad, The Red & Black, December 2012
Malveaux, G, Summer Study Abroad and Travel in the Age of ISIS, Huffingtonpost, May 2016
Mary Beth Marklein, Death Highlights Risk of Study Abroad Programs, USA Today, December 2012
Max Kuntner, Despite Beau Solomon Death, Few Students Die on Study Abroad, Newsweek, July 2016
Melissa Agnes, 3 Important Crisis Management Trends for 2017, Forbes Magazine, Jan. 1, 2017
Michael Woolf, Politics-and-Poverty Tourism: the Lure of Study in Developing Countries, The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 2013
Moffett, Mark, Bit, Outside Online, April 2002
Natalie Jacobsen, Adderall & Japan: A Young Woman’s Mistake in a Zero-Tolerance Zone, News & Views, 2015, March 10
Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), United States Department of State, October 2013
Rishabh R. Jain, Investigation raises questions over UI student's death in India, The Daily Iowan
Robin Marantz Henig, What Is It About 20-somethings? New York Times, August 18, 2010
Sara Lipka, Colleges Consider a New “Blueprint” for Responding to Sexual Assault, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 2013
Steven McDonald, The Family Rights and Privacy Act: 7 Myths – and Truths, The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 8, 2008, at A53.
Tanya Mohn, Study Abroad Programs Assess a Risk: Road Fatalities, New York Times, Oct 2016
Valerie Strauss, Putting Parents in Their Place: Outside Class, Washington Post, March 21, 2006
Walt Bogdanich, Reporting Rape, and Wishing She Hadn’t: How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint, The New York Times, July 2014
If you have suggested additions for this list, please email them to email@example.com.