Krishna Bista is Vice President of the STAR Scholars Network. As an international expert of higher education, Dr. Bista has published more than 60 papers in professional journals and ten books on a wide range of topics related to college access and success, international faculty issues, and global student mobility. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy at Morgan State University, Maryland. Previously, Dr. Bista served as the director of Global Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where he was Chase Endowed Professor of Education in the School of Education.
Dr. Bista’s recent books include Online Teaching and Learning in Higher Education During Covid -19 (w/Chan & Allen; Routledge); International Students at US Community Colleges (w/Malveaux; Routledge); and Inequalities in Study Abroad and Student Mobility (w/Kommers; Routledge). Dr. Bista is the Founding Editor of the Journal of International Students, a quarterly publication on international higher education; and the Founding Chair of CIES- Study Abroad and International Students SIG. He is also the senior editor of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. Dr. Bista presents annually at national and international conferences—American Educational Research Association, Comparative and International Educational Society, and Association for the Study of Higher Education.