Author Archives: Anne Campbell

Visual sociology in Moldova: University students and advertisements

This post comes to you from Chisinau, the capital city of Moldova. I am here conducting interviews for my dissertation research on the relationship of international scholarship programs and national social and economic development. (If you’re interested, I can tell you more.) … Continue reading

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Students at the Margins Worldwide: Words Matter

This is a blog post that I wrote following my participation in a workshop called “Students at the Margins and the Institutions that Serve Them: A Global Perspective” at the Salzburg Global Seminar. Photos are compliments of the Salzburg Global … Continue reading

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International Higher Education & Professional Government in Ukraine

Hi there! As academic life has been in full swing, I am behind with the blog. And as summer break begins, I’m back with this story – one that isn’t getting much coverage in the western news – about the link between … Continue reading

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“Extractive” Research and Its Prevention

I write from East Africa, where I am part of an international team collecting data on youth employment and job skills training.  Last Monday I was sitting in an office in Kampala where an NGO staff member thanked us for … Continue reading

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Diaspora in Higher Education Development

While flying Air France recently, I flipped through their in-flight magazine and came upon this figure: “$300 billion: The amount of money sent by émigrés all over the world back to their country of origin every year – triple the … Continue reading

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A Side Project: On Standardized Testing

If you have a chance, check out a post I wrote for Transparency International‘s blog, the Space for Transparency.  The topic is the recent Atlanta Teacher’s scandal, and the piece is called The Atlanta Scandal: Standardized Testing and the Corruption of … Continue reading

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Where do those U.S. Doctorates go?

Training of future faculty, researchers, and private and non-profit leaders often happens at foreign universities. “Bright young things,” my tongue-and-cheek term for highly intelligent and talented youth, leave their home countries for the best education they can receive and world-class … Continue reading

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