International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Dr. Chris R. Glass

Chris R. Glass, Ph.D. is a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education at Boston College where he works within the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE). Before Boston College, Glass earned his doctorate at Michigan State University (2012), and served as an Assistant Professor (2012-2017) and Associate Professor (2018-2021) at Old Dominion University. His research and writing focus on issues of equity and sustainability in international higher education. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Students and the Co-Editor of the Routledge Studies in Global Student Mobility book series. He was the recipient of the NAFSA Innovative Research in International Education Award and author of the recent American Council on Education (ACE) report, Toward Greater Inclusion and Success: A New Compact for International Students. He has a deep commitment to the transformative power of international education, developed through years of leading study abroad programs and strengthened by personal connections with international students and scholars around the world. You can see a list of his publications by visiting