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A collection of literature related to cross-border education  can be found below. Included is a list of the books, journal articles, chapters, book reviews and dissertations related to cross-border education. Please let us know if there is something that should be added to the list.

BOOKS

Lane, J.E. (Ed.). (2014). Building a smarter university: Innovation, analytics, and big data. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Lane, J.E., & Johnstone, D.B. (Eds.). (2012). Colleges and universities as economic drivers: Measuring higher education’s contributions to economic development. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2011). Multinational colleges and universities: Leading, governing, and managing international branch campuses. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Kinser, K., Levy, D.C., Casillas, J.C.S., Bernasconi, A., Slantcheva-Durst, S., Otieno, W., Lane, J.E., Praphamontripong, P., Zumeta, W., & Lasota, R. (2010). The global growth of private higher education. ASHE Higher Education Report, 36(3).

REFERREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Zhang, L., & Kinser, K. (2016). Independent Chinese-foreign collaborative universities and their quest for legitimacy. Chinese Education and Society.

Lane, J.E. (2015). Embassies of knowledge: International Branch Campuses as physical export of International Relations. International Studies Review.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2014). Managing the oversight of international branch campuses in higher education. Higher Education Management and Policy, 24(3), 161-176.

Borgos, J.C. (2013). Using Principal-Agent Theory as a framework for analysis in evaluating the multiple stakeholders involved in the accreditation and quality assurance of International Medical Branch Campuses. Quality in Higher Education, 19(3), 173-190.

Farrugia, C.A., & Lane, J.E. (2013). Legitimacy in cross-border higher education: Identifying stakeholders of international branch campuses. Journal of Studies in International Education, 17(4), 414-432.

Lane, J.E., Kinser, K., & Knox, D. (2013). Regulating cross-border higher education: A case study of the United States. Higher Education Policy, 26, 147-172.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2011). Reconsidering privatization in cross-border engagements: The sometimes public nature of private activity. Higher Education Policy, 24, 255-273.

Lane, J.E. (2011). Importing private higher education: International branch campuses. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 13(4), 367-381.

BOOK REVIEWS

Crombie-Borgos, J., & Kinder, K.. (2012). American universities in a global market place [Review of the book American universities in a global market place, edited by C.T. Clotfelter]. The Review of Higher Education, 35(2), 338-340.

Lane, J.E. (2007). Transnational education: Issues and trends in offshore higher education [Review of the book Transnational education: Issues and trends in offshore higher education, by G. McBurnie & C. Ziguras]. The Review of Higher Education, 31(1), 119-120.

CHAPTERS

Kinser, K. (in press). Future perspectives: Technology. In Elizabeth Brewer and Anthony Ogden (eds.). Education Abroad and the Undergraduate Experience: Critical Perspectives and Approaches to Integration with Student Learning and Development. Stylus Press and NAFSA.

Lane, J.E. & Kinser, K. (in press). International Joint Degrees – Dual Degrees. In M.E. Daivd & M.J. Amey (eds.). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

Lane, J.E., Kinser, K. and Zhang, L. (2018). Cross-Border Educational Accountability: Navigating Accountability Expectations when Educational Provision Crosses Borders. In Ellen Hazelkorn, Hamish Coates, and Alexander McCormick (eds.). Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education (Edward Elgar Press).

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2016). Rankings, higher education internationalisation and national strategies: Trade-offs, policy levers, and intended outcomes. In E. Hazelkorn (Ed.), Global rankings and the geo-politics of higher education (pp. 258-273). Taylor & Francis: Abingdon, UK.

Lane, J.E. (2015). Higher education internationalization: Why governments care. In E. Ullberg (Ed.), New perspectives on internationalization and competitiveness: Integrating economics, innovation, and higher education (pp. 17-30). Springer: New York.

Lane, J.E., Farrugia, C.A., & Kinser, K. (2014). Establishing, developing, and closing international branch campuses. In M. Magnan, M. Soderqvist, H. van Liempd, & F. Wittmann (Eds.), EAIA handbook on internationalization. European Association of International Educators.

Kinser, K. (2014). Questioning quality assurance. New Directions for Higher Education: Critical Perspectives on Global Competition in Higher Education, 2014(168), 55-67.

Owens, T.L., & Lane, J.E. (2014). Cross-border higher education: Global and local tensions within competition and economic development. New Directions for Higher Education: Critical Perspectives on Global Competition in Higher Education, 2014(168), 69-82.

Lane, J.E. (2014). The local impact of international branch campuses: educational, economic, and diplomatic factors. In The Future of Higher Education in the UAE: Innovation and Knowledge Production. Abu Dhabi: Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2014). International joint and double-degree programs. In L.E. Rumble, R.M. Helms, P.M. Peterson, & P.G. Altbach (Eds.), Global opportunities and challenges for higher education leaders: Briefs on key themes (pp. 59-62). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. [Republished from Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2012). International joint and double-degree programs. International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders, No. 2. Washington, DC: American Council on Education and Boston College Center for International Higher Education.]

Lane, J.E., & Bhandari, R. (2014). Measuring higher education internationalization. In J.E. Lane (Ed.), Building a smarter university: Data, big data, and analytics. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Lane, J.E., Farrugia, C.A., & Kinser, K. (2014). Managing international branch campuses. In M. Magnan, M. Soderqvist, H. van Liempd, & F. Wittmann (Eds.), EAIA Handbook on Internationalization.

Lane, J.E., & Owens, T.L. (2014). Fostering economic competitiveness in China and the US: Untangling the web of competing regulations and interests. In L. Qi & C. Gerstl-Pepin (Eds.), Survival of the fittest: The shifting contours of higher education in China and the United States (pp. 13-28). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Lane, J.E. (2013). The systemness of internationalization strategies: How higher education systems are aiding institutions with globalization. In J.E. Lane & D.B. Johnstone (Eds.), Higher education systems 3.0: Harnessing systemness, delivering performance. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2013). Cross-border higher education in Africa: Collaboration and competition. In A.W. Wiseman & C.C. Wolhuter (Eds.), The development of higher education in Africa: Prospects and challenges. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing.

Lane, J.E. (2013). Why governments should care about the internationalization of higher education. In M.V. Larinova & O. Perfilieva (Eds.), Rationales for internationalization. Moscow: Logos Publishing House [published in Russian].

Lane, J.E. (2013). Partnerships and outposts: A new role for U.S. colleges and universities in Latin America. In J. Balan (Ed.), Latin America’s new knowledge economy: Higher education, government, and international partnerships. New York: Institute for International Education.

Lane, J.E., & Owens, T.L. (2012). The international dimensions of economic development. In J.E. Lane & D.B. Johnstone (Eds.), Universities and colleges as economic drivers: Measuring and building success. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Lane, J.E. (2011). Global expansion of international branch campuses: Managerial and leadership challenges. New Directions for Higher Education: Multinational Colleges and Universities – Leading, Governing, and Managing International Branch Campuses, 2011(155), 5-17.

Kinser, K. (2011). Multinational quality assurance. New Directions for Higher Education: Multinational Colleges and Universities – Leading, Governing, and Managing International Branch Campuses, 2011(155), 53-64.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2011). The cross-border education policy context: Educational hubs, trade liberalization, and national sovereignty. In Lane, J.E. and Kinser, K., Multi National Colleges and Universities: Leading, Governing, and Managing International Branch Campuses. (pp. 79-86). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Lane, J.E. (2010). Joint ventures in cross-border higher education international branch campuses in Malaysia. In D.W. Chapman & R. Sakamoto (Eds.), Cross border collaborations in higher education: Partnerships beyond the classroom. New York: Routledge Publishing.

Lane, J.E., Brown II, M.C., and Pearcey, M.A. (2004). Transnational campuses: Obstacles and opportunities for institutional research in the global education market. New Directions for Institutional Research: Unique Campus Contexts – Insights for Research and Assessment, 2004(124), 49-62.

POLICY REPORTS, ESSAYS, & OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Lane, J.E. (2017, January 30). Trump’s Immigration Ban: Will it undercut US Soft Power? The Conversation.

Timol, S.M., and Kinser, K. (2017). Higher Education in Mauritius: Challenges and Perspectives of Internationalization. International Higher Education. 91, 8-10.

Clifford, M., & Kinser, K. (2016). How much autonomy do branch campuses really have?International Higher Education, 87, 7-9.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2016). International branch campuses: Evolution of a phenomenon. International Higher Education, 85, 3-5.

Garrett, R., Kinser, K., Lane, J.E., & Merola, R. (2016). International branch campuses: Trends and developments, 2016. London: The Observatory for Borderless Higher Education and Cross Border Education Research Team.

Lane, J.E. & Kinser, K. (2015, June 5). Is today’s university the next multi-national corporation? The Conversation.

Lane, J.E., Owens, T., & Kinser, K. (2015). Cross border higher education, international trade, and economic competitiveness. Prepared for i-LEAP, CUTS International Geneva and CARIS.

Lane, J.E., Krebs, K., & Thompson, L. (2015). Leveraging system assets to strengthen campus internationalization: strategic planning and the role of leadership. International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders, 5. Washington DC: Center for International Higher Education and American Council on Education.

Kinser, K. (2015). Quality of teaching in the context of increasing non-public providers of higher education: Background Paper. Prepared for the Joint ILO/UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of Recommendations Concerning Teaching Personnel. Paris: UNESCO. 

Kinser, K. (2015). Tomorrow’s globally engaged university. International Educator, 52-54.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2014). Transnational education: A maturing phenomenon. EAIA Forum, 8-10.

Lane, J.E., & Owens, T.L. (2014). State engagement in higher education internationalization efforts: What should international officers know? Durham, NC: Association of International Education Administrators.

Lane, J.E., Owens, T.L., and Ziegler, P. (2014). States go global: State government engagement in higher education internationalization. Albany, NY: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

Lane, J.E. & Kinser, K. (2014, summer). Transnational Education: A Maturing Phenomenon. EAIA Forum, 8-10.

Kinser, K. (2015). Tomorrow’s Globally Engaged University. International Educator (March-April). pp. 52-54. NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2014). Transnational education. Amsterdam: European Association for International Education.

Zhang, L., Kinser, K., & Shi, Y. (2014). World economies and the distribution of international branch campuses. International Higher Education, 77, 8-9.

Kinser, K. (2013). I Didn’t Understand International. In H. Teekens (ed.). Global Education: A Narrative. (p. 81). The Hague, The Netherlands: Nuffic.

Kinser, K. (2013, October). Framework Document for Quality Assurance: UNESCO  Iraq/Kurdistan teacher education and training project [translated into Arabic].

Kinser, K. (2013, September). Towards an Agenda for Internationalization: Identifying Priorities for Faculty and Research. Final report, Provost’s Fellow for Internationalization. Office of the Provost, University at Albany, State University of New York.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2013). Being or building: Branch campuses and cross border higher education capacity development. IIE Networker, 43-44.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2013). The problems with cross-border quality assurance. International Higher Education, 73, 18-19.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2013). Five models of branch campus ownership. International Higher Education, 70, 9-11.

Kinser, K. & Lane, J.E. (2013, Spring). Being or Building: Branch Campuses and Cross Border Higher Education Capacity Development.  IIE Networker, 43-44

Lane, J.E. (2013, March). New Roles for U.S. Universities in Latin America.  Policy Observation. Albany, NY. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

Farrugia, C.A. (2012). International branch campus quality in a segmented quality assurance environment. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Al Qasimi Foundation.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2012). Seeing the forest beyond the branch (campus). University World News, 227.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2012). Foreign outposts of colleges and universities. International Higher Education, 66, 2-3.

Kinser, K. and Lane, J.E. (2012) Seeing the forest beyond the branch (campus). University World News. Issue 227. June 24.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2012). International joint and double-degree programs. International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders, 2, 23-25.

Kinser, K., & Lane, J.E. (2010). Deciphering “educational hubs” strategies: Rhetoric or reality. International Higher Education, 59, 18-19 [published in English & Chinese].

Lane, J.E. (2010). Higher education, free zones, and quality assurance in Dubai. Dubai: Dubai School of Government.

Kinser, K., & Green, M. (2009). The power of partnerships: A transatlantic dialogue. Washington, DC: American Council on Education.

Lane, J.E., Kinser, K., & Knox, D. (2009). Interstate regulation of public cross-border higher education entities. Houston, TX: Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance.

Lane, J.E., Kinser, K. & Knox, D. (2009). The Effects of Interstate Regulations on Cross-Border Public Higher Education. Institute for Higher Education Governance and Law Policy Paper Series.

Green, M.F., Kinser, K., & Eckel, P.D. (2008). On the ground overseas: U.S. degree programs and branch campuses abroad. Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education.

Lane, J.E., & Kinser, K. (2008). The private nature of cross-border higher education. International Higher Education, 53, 11-13.

C-BERT & OBHE REPORTS

Garrett, R., Kinser, K., Lane, J.E., & Merola, R. (2017). International Branch Campuses – Success Factors of Mature IBCs.  Retrieved from The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education: http://www.obhe.ac.uk/

Garrett, R., Kinser, K., Lane, J.E., & Merola, R. (2016). International Branch Campuses – Trends and Developments 2016. Retrieved from The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education: http://www.obhe.ac.uk/

DISSERTATIONS

Crombie-Borgos, J. (2013). An examination of interconnectedness between U.S. international branch campuses and their host countries (Doctoral dissertation). University at Albany, Albany, NY.