CFP Mentoring Interculturally

“PublicationCall for Chapter Proposals: Mentoring Interculturally/Mentoring in Intercultural Contexts. Editors: Ahmet Atay and Diana Trebing. Under contract with Peter Lang. Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Editors are looking for a few additional chapters in mentoring related to different cultural contexts. Mentoring occupies a major role in higher education. We mentor students and fellow faculty members, many of whom come from diverse backgrounds, such as first-generation, LGBTQ, and other countries among others. Perhaps as scholars and educators we do not spend or have enough time thinking about mentoring. It might also not be something that we formally discussed in graduate school. As we find ourselves mentoring various groups of people in higher education, we try to model our own mentors who helped us as students or faculty. Due to lack of formal training, perhaps we might use a trial-error approach or simply find spontaneous ways to mentor.

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