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The Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of intercultural and international policy, pedagogy, and perspective. It provides a critical forum for scholarship that examines global learning, diversity initiatives and comparative studies.

Articles are invited on the following themes:

  • Global learning: research, innovations, theory and best practice in internationalization; assessment of global learning, practices and processes leading to responsible global citizenship; intercultural issues, conflict, and understanding; study abroad from design to evaluation; and scholarship of international teaching or service

  • Intersections of local and global issues; identity, ethnicity, and diversity; and multicultural studies

  • Primary research on international politics, policies, globalization, and comparative studies

Editorial Board

Dr. Akanmu Adebayo, Executive Director, Institute for Global Initiatives, KSU

Associate Editors
Dr. Rosa Bobia, Director, Program of African and African Diaspora Studies, KSU

Dr. Robert A. DeVillar, Director, Center for Hispanic Studies, KSU

Dr. Daniel J Paracka, Jr., Director of International Services and Programs, KSU

Book Review Editor
Dr. M. Todd Harper, Associate Professor of English, KSU

Editorial Advisory Board
Dr. Christa Olson
Associate Director of International Initiatives, American Council on Education (ACE)

Dr. Charles Abiodun Alao
Lecturer in War Studies, King’s College, University of London

Dr. Chien-pin Li
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University

Dr. Mitchell R. Hammer
Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, American University

Dr. Ashok Roy
Assistant Vice President, Financial Services, Kennesaw State University

Production Editor
KSU Press

Submission of Articles

All submissions to the Journal of Global Initiatives should be original, unpublished work in English. Feature articles should range from 5,000 to 7,500 words; book reviews 750 to 1000 words, all double-spaced. Submit three copies of your article or book review, along with an electronic version in Word or RTF format.

The editorial style of the JGI is the APA Style. For more information and step-by-step instructions on how to prepare your article, please cleck here.

To facilitate the blind-review process, have your name and institutional affiliation, along with a short biographical statement of yourself, on the cover page only.

Submit articles electronically to:

In addition, mail three hard copies of the paper to:

Journal of Global Initiatives
Institute for Global Initiatives
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road, #2301
Kennesaw, GA 30144


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Past Issues: Table of Contents

Vol. 1, No. 1, 2006

Vol. 1, No. 2, 2006

Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007: Special Issue on "Hispanic Immigration, Education and Empowerment in the U.S. South." Guest Editor: Dr. Robert A. DeVillar.

Vol. 2, No. 2, 2007: Special Issue on "Kenya and the Kenyan Diaspora ." Guest Editor: Dr. Daniel J. Paracka.

Vol. 3, No. 1, 2008

Vol. 3, No. 2, 2008

Vol. 4, No. 1, 2009





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