Bernhard Streitwieser

Bernhard Streitwieser headshot
Title:
Associate Professor of International Education & International Affairs
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Areas of Expertise

Refugees; migration; higher education; education abroad; study abroad; international education

Bernhard Streitwieser’s research looks comparatively at the impact of globalization on the internationalization of higher education. He has three main focus areas:

  • Integration: research on the integration of migrants and refugees into higher education, with a geographic focus on Europe (Germany) and the United States
  • Internationalization & Mobility: research on study abroad, international student exchange, and the professional identity of ‘scholar-practitioners’ managing international education
  • Competition: research on international branch campuses and education hubs

Current Research

Refugees and at-risk migrants in Germany and the United States seeking higher education opportunity; Internationalization of higher education

Education

Columbia University, PhD; Georgetown University, MS; University of Virginia, BA

Publications

(* denotes work with students or visiting scholars)

Books (single or co-authored)

  1. Arar, K., Kondakci, Y., & Streitwieser, B. (In press). Higher Education in the Era of Migration, Displacement and Internationalization. Routledge.
  2. Streitwieser, B. (2012). Negotiating Transformation: East Berlin Teachers in the Post-Unification Decade. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN-10 9783846582640.
  3. Händle, C. & Streitwieser, B. (2002). Integrative Traditionen in der Sekundarstufe? Portraits von vier ostberliner Schulen [A Tradition of Integration in Secondary Schooling? Portraits of Four Eastern Berlin Schools]. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovac. ISBN-10 3830009461.

Edited books

  1. Berg, J., Grüttner, M., and Streitwieser, B. (2021). Refugees and Higher Education: Questioning the Notion of Integration. Series on Higher Education Research and Science Studies. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-658-33338-6.
  2. Ogden, A., Streitwieser, B., & Van Moll. (Eds.). (2021). Education Abroad: Bridging Scholarship and Practice. Series on Internationalization of Higher Education. Routledge. ISBN 9781138364288. 2020 Winner, Best Book Award for Significant Research in International Higher Education from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), and 2020 Honorable Mention, Best Book Award from the Comparative and International Education Society, Higher Education Special Interest Group.
  3. Streitwieser, B. and A. Ogden. (Eds.). (2016). International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners: Bridging Research and Practice. Oxford, UK: Symposium Books. ISBN 978-1-873927-77-9. 2017 Runner up, Best Book Award for Significant Research in International Higher Education from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).
  4. Streitwieser, B. (2014) (Ed.). Internationalization of Higher Education and Global Mobility. Oxford Studies in Comparative Education. Oxford, UK: Symposium Books. ISBN-10 1873927428. 2016 Winner, Best Book Award by the Comparative and International Education Society, Higher Education Special Interest Group.

Refereed journal articles

  1. Glass, C., Streitwieser, B. and Gopal, A. (2021). Inequities of global mobility: socioeconomic stratification in the meanings of a university education for international students. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 51(1), 43-60.
  2. Streitwieser, B. Duffy-Jaeger, & Roche, J. (2020). Comparing the Responses of U.S. Higher Education Institutions Toward International and Undocumented Students in the Trump Era. Comparative Education Review, 64(3), 404-427.
  3. Arar, K., Kondakci, Y. & Streitwieser, B. (2020). Higher Education for Forcibly Displaced Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Higher Education Policy, 33(2), 195-202.
  4. Streitwieser, B. Duffy-Jaeger, K. & Roche, J. (2020). Included yet Excluded: The Higher Education Paradox for Resettled Refugees in the United States of America. Higher Education Policy, 33(2), 203-221.
  5. Pineda, P., Gregorutti, G., & Streitwieser, B. (2020). Emerging Decolonialized Research Collaboration: The Max Planck Society and the Leibniz Association in Latin America. Journal of Studies in International Education, 24(1), 59-78.
  6. Streitwieser, B. (2019). International Education for Enlightenment, for Opportunity and for Survival: Where Students, Migrants and Refugees Diverge. Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 11, Fall 2019, 4-9.
  7. Beecher, B., Streitwieser, B., & Zhou, J. (2019). Comparative Strategies and National Policies in Building Educational Hubs in Hong Kong and South Korea. Industry & Higher Education, 34(2), 80-90.
  8. Streitwieser, B., Bryant, F., Drane, D., & Light, G. (2019). Assessing Student Conceptions of International Experience: Developing a Validated Survey Instrument. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 68, 26-43.
  9. Streitwieser, B., Allen, K. & Duffy-Jaeger, K. (2019). Higher Education in an Era of Violent Extremism: Exploring Tensions Between National Security and Academic Freedom. Journal for Deradicalization, 18, 50-85.
  10. Streitwieser, B., Loo, B., Ohorodnik, M. & Jeong, J. (2019). Access for Refugees into Higher Education: A Review of Current Activities in North America and Europe. Journal of Studies in International Education, 23(4), 473-496.
  11. Streitwieser, B. and Brück, L. (2018). Competing Motivations in Germany’s Higher Education Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis. Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 34(2), 38-51.
  12. Streitwieser, B. Schmidt, M., Brück, L., & Gläsener, K. (2018). Needs, Barriers, and Support Systems for Refugee Students in Germany. Global Education Review, 5(4), 136-157.
  13. Streitwieser, B. & Light, G. (2018). Student Conceptions of International Experience in the Study Abroad Context. Higher Education, 75(3), 471-487. 2019 Winner, Best Article Award, Comparative and International Education Society, Study Abroad & International Students Special Interest Group.
  14. Streitwieser, B. & Beecher, B. (2017). Information Sharing in the Age of Hyper Competition: Opening an International Branch Campus. Change, 49(6), 44-50.
  15. Streitwieser, B., Brück, L, Moody, R., and Taylor, M. (2017). The Potential and Reality of New Refugees Entering German Higher Education: The Case of Berlin Institutions. European Education, 49(14), 231-252.
  16. Beecher, B., and Streitwieser, B. (2017). A Risk Management Approach for the Internationalization of Higher Education. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 10(4), 1404-1426.
  17. Streitwieser, B., Le, E and Rust, V. (2012). Research on Study Abroad, Mobility, and Student Exchange in Comparative Education Scholarship. Research in International and Comparative Education, 7(1), 5-19.
  18. Streitwieser, B. and Light, G. (2010). When Undergraduates Teach Undergraduates—Conceptions of and Approaches to Teaching in a Peer-led Team Learning Intervention in the STEM Disciplines: Results of a Two-Year Study. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 22(3), 346-356.
  19. Streitwieser, B. Light, G., and Pazos, P. (2010, May-June). Entering the Community of Practitioners: A Science Research Workshop Model. Change, 42(3), 17-23.
  20. Micari, M., Pazos, P., Streitwieser, B., and Light, G. (2010). Small-group learning in undergraduate STEM disciplines: effect of group type on student achievement. Collaborative Learning in Undergraduate STEM Disciplines. Educational Research & Evaluation, 16(30), 269-286.
  21. Streitwieser, B., Sobania, N. (2008). Overseeing Study Abroad Research: Challenges, Responsibilities, and the Institutional Review Board. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, XVI, 1-16.
  22. Streitwieser, B. and Lys, F. (2008). “I asked my parents why a wall was so important:” Teaching about the GDR and Post-reunification Germany. Die Unterrichtspraxis-Teaching German, 41(2), 134-143. Winner, 2009 Best Article Award from the American Association of Teachers of German, Modern Language Association.
  23. Streitwieser, B., Leephaibul, R. (2007). Enhancing the Study Abroad Experience through Independent Research in Germany. Die Unterrichtspraxis-Teaching German, 40(2), 164-170.
  24. Micari, M., Light, G., Calkins, S., and Streitwieser, B. (2007). Assessment Beyond Performance: Phenomenography in Educational Evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(4), 458-476.
  25. Micari, M. Streitwieser, B, and Light, G. (2005). Undergraduates leading undergraduates: Peer facilitation in Northwestern University’s Gateway Science Workshop Program. Innovative Higher Education, 30(4), 269-288.
  26. Streitwieser, B. (1999). Some thoughts on Post-Reunification Pedagogical Adjustments. European Education, 31(3), 60-86.

Book Chapters (refereed or editor reviewed)

  1. Engel L.C., Madden M., Streitwieser, B. (2019). Social Theories and the Teaching of Comparative Education. In: Peters M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Teacher Education. Springer, Singapore. Pp. 1-6.
  2. * Streitwieser, B., Schmidt, A., Gläsener, K. & Brück, L. (2018). Not Quite a Crisis but a Coping Challenge: How Berlin Universities Responded to the Refugee Influx. In Khalid Arar, Kussai Haj-Yehia, David Ross, & Yasar Kondakci (Editors), Higher Education Challenges for Migrant and Refugee Students in a Global World. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. Pp. 131-150.
  3. Pineda, P. and Streitwieser, B. (2018). Research Partnerships Over Neocolonialism: Max Planck Society Policy in Latin America. In Gustavo Gregorutti and Nanette Svenson (Eds.), Innovative North-South University Research Partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 259-278.
  4. * Whitney, K., Reid, L, & Streitwieser, B. (2018). Vietnam and Higher Education Internationalization: The Promise of Community Colleges. In Rosalind Latiner Raby and Edward Valeau (Eds.), The International Handbook of Comparative Studies on Community Colleges and Global Counterparts. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Pp. 541-555.
  5. Streitwieser, B., Miller-Idriss, C., and deWit, H. (2017). Higher Education’s Response to the European Refugee Crisis. In Jocelyne Gacel-Avila, Elspeth Jones, Nico Jooste, Hans de Wit (Eds.), The Globalization of Internationalization: Emerging Voices and Perspectives. London: Routledge. Pp. 29-39.
  6. Streitwieser, B., and Ogden, A. (2017). Supporting Scholar-Practitioners in International Education. In John Hudzik (Ed.), Trends & Insights 2015-2016: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education Internationalization. Washington, DC: NAFSA. Pp. 34-39.
  7. Ogden, A., Streitwieser, B. (2016). A Concise Overview of Research on U.S. Education Abroad. In Donna Velliaris & Deb Coleman-George (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Study Abroad Programs and Outbound Mobility, IGI Global Press. Adelaide, Australia. Pp. 1-39.
  8. Streitwieser, B. and Ogden, A. (2016). Preface. In B. Streitwieser and A. Ogden (Editors) International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners: Bridging Research and Practice. Oxford, UK: Symposium. Pp. 13-17.
  9. Streitwieser, B. and A. Ogden. (2016). Chapter 1: Heralding the Scholar-Practitioner in International Higher Education. In B. Streitwieser and A. Ogden (Editors), International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners: Bridging Research and Practice. Oxford, UK: Symposium. Pp. 19-38.
  10. Streitwieser, B. (2014). Introduction. In B. Streitwieser (Ed.), Internationalization of Higher Education and Global Mobility. Oxford Studies in Comparative Education: Symposium. Pp. 11-18.
  11. Streitwieser, B. & Van Winkle, Z. (2014). The Erasmus Citizen: Student’s Conceptions of Citizenship Identity in the Erasmus Mobility Programme in Germany. In B. Streitwieser (Ed.), Internationalization of Higher Education and Global Mobility. Oxford Studies in Comparative Education: Symposium. Pp. 259-286.
  12. Ogden, A., Streitwieser, B., and Crawford, E. (2014). Empty Meeting Grounds: Situating Intercultural Learning in U.S. Education Abroad. In B. Streitwieser (Ed.), Internationalization of Higher Education and Global Mobility. Oxford Studies in Comparative Education: Symposium. Pp. 229-258.
  13. Streitwieser, B. (2009). Undergraduate Research During Study Abroad: Scope, Meaning, and Potential. In Ross Lewin (Ed.), The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship. New York: Routledge. Pp. 399-419.
  14. Streitwieser, B. (2004). Local reactions to imposed transfer: The case of eastern Berlin secondary school teachers. In Gita Steiner-Khamsi (Ed.) The Global Politics of Educational Borrowing and Lending. New York: Teachers College Press. Pp. 114-128.
  15. Streitwieser, B. (2002). “Nicht vom Tisch wischen!” Lehrerinnen und Lehrer aus Prenzlauer Berg über ihre Erfahrungen und Eindrücke vor und nach der politischen Wende 1989/1990. [“Don’t dismiss us! Teachers from Prenzlauer Berg on their Experiences and Impressions of Schooling Before and After German Reunification 1989/1990”] Schule zwischen gestern und morgen: Beiträge zur Schulgeschichte von Prenzlauer Berg. Berlin: Prenzlauer Berg Museum für Heimatgeschichte und Stadtkultur. Hohengehren: Schneider Verlag. Pp. 224-254.
  16. Streitwieser, B. (2001). Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Schulwesen der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. [Current Developments in Schooling in the United States of America.”] In Hans Doebert und Christian Ernst (Hrsg.), Basiswissen Pädagogik – Aktuelle Schulkonzepte, Band 4, Schulen mit Besonderem Profil. Hohengehren: Schneider Verlag. Pp. 99-138.
  17. Streitwieser, B. (2000). Memory and Judgment: How East Berlin schools and teachers have been regarded in the post-reunification decade. In David Phillips (Series Editor), Oxford Studies in Comparative Education: Education in Germany Since Unification. Oxford, England: Symposium. Pp. 57-80.

Editor-reviewed articles

  1. Streitwieser, B. (2019). “Our Country is Full:” Securitization and the Challenge for Higher Education. In International Education in a Time of Global Disruption: Extended Reflections and Commentary by the 2018-19 NAFSA Senior Fellows, September, 2019, 32-35.
  2. Streitwieser, B. & Madden, M. (2019). On the Duty of Care: Refugees, At-Risk Migrants, and Internationalization. International Educator, May/June 2019. Washington, DC: NAFSA.
  3. Streitwieser, B. (2019). Why Migrants and Refugees Have a Place in International Education. NAFSA’s Trends & Insights: Internationalization in a Time of Global Disruption, March, 2019, 11-14.
  4. Streitwieser, B. and Unangst, L. (2018). Access for Refugees into Higher Education: Paving Pathways to Integration. International Higher Education, No. 95, pp. 16-18.
  5. * Streitwieser, B. & Taylor, M. (2016, August 19). Credentialing Procedures for Migrants Seeking Entrance to German Higher Education. International Enrollment Management Spotlight, 13(2). NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
  6. Streitwieser, B. and Ogden, A. C. (2016). The Scholar-Practitioner Debate in International Higher Education. International Higher Education, No. 86, pp. 6-8.
  7. Streitwieser, B., and Ogden, A. (2016). Supporting Scholar-Practitioners in International Higher Education. Trends & Insights. NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Washington, DC.
  8. Streitwieser, B. Olson, J., Burkhart, S. and Klabunde, N. (2015). Coordinated German Internationalization: Broadening Perspectives. International Higher Education, No. 83, pp. 24-26.
  9. Streitwieser, B. (2010). Review of Integrating Study Abroad into the Undergraduate Curriculum: Theory and Practice Across the Disciplines. Edited by Elizabeth Brewer and Kiran Cunningham. Comparative Education Review 54(4), pp. 614-616.
  10. Bilyalov, D., Streitwieser, B. (2007). New Dimensions of a Kazakh-U.S. Partnership. International Educator, November-December, 2007, 14-17.
  11. Streitwieser, B. (1998). East Berlin teachers: Adjustments to educational reunification eight years in retrospect, Nowe w Szkole, 9 & 10, 2-5 & 2-4.

Refereed Articles in Conference Proceedings

  1. Unangst, L, & Streitwieser, B. (2018). Inclusive practices in response to the German refugee influx: support structures and rationales described by university administrators. In Remus Pricopie, Ligia Deca, Adrian Curaj (Eds.), Jamil Salmi, Hans de Wit, Liviu Matei, Sjur Bergan, Ellen Hazelkorn (Co-Eds.), European Higher Education Area: The Impact of Past and Future Policies. Heidelberg: Springer. Pp. 287-300.
  2. Streitwieser, B. and Light, G. (2016). The Grand Promise of Global Citizenship Through Study Abroad: The Student View. Global and Local Internationalisation. In Elspeth Jones, Robert Coelen, Jos Beelen, & Hans de Wit (Eds.). (Series editor: Philip Altbach). Rotterdam. Sense. Pp. 67-74.
  3. Streitwieser, B. (2012). Erasmus Mobility and Students' Conceptions of National, Regional and Global Citizenship Identity. In Jos Beelen & Hans de Wit (Eds.), Internationalisation revisited; New dimensions in the internationalisation of higher education. Amsterdam: CAREM. Pp. 135-150.
  4. Streitwieser, B. (2000). Pedagogical Challenges in Post-Wende East Germany. In T. Mebrahtu, Michael Crossley & David Johnson (Eds.) Globalisation, Educational Transformation and Societies in Transition. London: Symposium. Pp. 81-98.

Working Papers

  1. * Streitwieser, B., Loo, B., Ohorodnik, M., & Jeong, J. (2018). Access for Refugees into Higher Education: A Review of Current Activities in North America and Europe. George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development Dean’s working paper Series. Spring, 2018.
  2. * Streitwieser, B., Taylor, M., & Moody, R. (2017). Challenges and Innovations: Germany’s Effort to Integrate Refugees into Higher Education. International Education Research Foundation Presentation Series for Sepmeyer Research Grant Recipients. 
  3. Streitwieser, B., Miller-Idriss, C., and deWit, H. (2016). Higher Education’s Response to the European Refugee Crisis. George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development Dean’s working paper Series. Summer, 2016.
  4. Streitwieser, B. and Klabunde, N. (2015). Expansion, Diversity, and Excellence: Documenting the Internationalization of German Higher Education. American Consortium on EU Studies (ACES), George Washington University, European Union Research Center (EURC).
  5. Streitwieser, B. (2012). Study Abroad and the Easy Promise of Global Citizenship: Student Conceptions of a Contested Notion. Northwestern University, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching.
  6. Streitwieser. B. and Light, G. (2011). University Students and Conceptions of Global Citizenship: A Case Study (Working Paper No. 10-001). Northwestern University, Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies.
  7. Streitwieser, B. and Light, G. (2011). The Erasmus Citizen: Student Conceptions of citizenship in the Erasmus Mobility Programme. Northwestern University, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching.

Publications in the Media in my Field

  1. Streitwieser, B. (2020, April). “Die Willkommenskultur hat mich sehr beindruckt.Perspektiven Magazine. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Pp. 50-51.
  2. Ogden, A., Streitwieser, B. & Van Moll. (2020, April 4). How Covid-19 could accelerate opportunities for IHE. University World News.
  3. Streitwieser, B. (2019, November 2). Securitisation and the challenge for higher education. University World News: https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20191029101132764 (Promoted as a top story the week of Nov 2-9, 2019.)
  4. Streitwieser, B. (2019, October 19). Isolationism is a loser’s game and devastating for HE. University World News.
  5. * Sieg, M. & Streitwieser, B. (2019, August 28). Inclusion via education: integrating refugees in German society. European Association for International Education, Forum Magazine.
  6. Streitwieser, B. (2019, April 6). Humanism at the Heart of International Education. University World News.
  7. Hudzik, J., Streitwieser, B. & Marmolejo, F. (2018, June 8). Renovating Internationalization for the 21st Century. University World News. Editorial.
  8. Schmidt, M. & Berlin Refugee Research Group. (2018, June 8). Aus Sicht der Mitarbeiter. Deutsche Universitätszeitung, DUZ, special issue on refugee assistance in the “Wirtschaft & Management” magazine.
  9. Beecher, B., and Streitwieser, B. (2018, June 5). Higher Education’s Holistic Value: The Triple Helix. Inside Higher Ed, The World View Blog. Reprinted on the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Higher Education blog 
  10. Streitwieser, B. & Ogden, A. (2016). The Scholar-Practitioner Debate. Vista Magazine. International Education Association of Australia. Pp. 34-37. 
  11. Streitwieser, B. & Morris-Lange, S. (2016, August 12). Barriers to providing HE to refugees must be breached. University World News, 424.
  12. * Gopal, A., & Streitwieser, B. (2016, January 3). International Students Support Structures and the Equity Question. Inside Higher Ed, The World View Blog.
  13. Engel, L. C., Streitwieser, B., & Williams, J. (2015). Foreword. In R. Wanner. UNESCO’s origins, achievements, problems and promise: An inside/outside perspective from the U.S. (pp. 1-3). Hong Kong: Comparative Education Research Center of Hong Kong.
  14. Streitwieser, B., Olson, J., Burkhart, S., Klabunde, N. (2015, December 11). Internationalisation: good but could do better. University World News. 
  15. Miller-Idriss C. & Streitwieser, B. (2015, May 7). Foreign students not a threat but an advantage. The Conversation.
  16. Streitwieser, B. (2014, Nov 26). U.S. student body grows ever more international, but inequality persists. The Conversation.
  17. Choudaha, R. & Streitwieser, B. (2014, October 3). How do we assess the impact of internationalization? University World News
  18. Streitwieser, B., Wang, S., and Light, G. (2009, Fall). Buffett and Searle Centers Evaluate Student Conceptions of International Experience. Buffett Center Newsletter.
  19. Streitwieser, B., Wang, S, and Light, G. (2009, Spring). Understanding Student Conceptions of International Experience. Comparative and International Education Society Newsletter, 149.

 Manuscripts in submission

  1. Summers, K., Crist, J., & Streitwieser, B. (Under review). Education as an Opportunity for Integration: Assessing Colombia, Peru, and Chile’s Educational Responses to the Venezuelan Migration Crisis. Submitted to the International Migration Review.
  2. Tasci, G., Streitwieser, B., & Kenan, S. (Under review). A Comparative Study of the Internationalization Processes of American and Turkish Universities. Submitted to the Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education.
  3. Valehov, J., & Streitwieser, B. (Under review). The Entrepreneurial University: A Catalyst for the Redevelopment of the Azerbaijani Higher Education System. Submitted to the Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education.

Classes Taught

International Higher Education; Comparative and International Education; Refugees and Migration; Study Tour to Germany;