For Faculty and Staff Supporting International Students

Lawrence Campus Resources

Resource Handouts
Key Contacts

Director, English as a Second Language; Director, Waseda TSA Program: Cecile Despres-Berry
Associate Dean of Students for International Student Services, International Student Services: Leah McSorley

Key Concerns

Additional Resources for Faculty/Staff


Support for International Students


Anderson, M., Isensee, B., Martin, K. Godrey, L. O'Brien, M.K. (2012). Student Voices: A Survey of International Undergraduate Students' First-Year Challenges at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. University of Minnesota. Retrieved from

Young, N. (2014). Seeking Best Practices for Integration International and Domestic Students. University of Minnesota. Retrieved from


Teaching International Students


Coming soon!


Carroll, J. & Ryan, J. (Eds.). (2005). Teaching International Students. New York, NY: Routlege.

Flaitz, J. (Ed.). (2003).  Understanding your international students:  An educational, cultural, and linguistic guide.  Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.