STAR is a transnational forum of scholars advancing global social mobility through innovative research and progressive advocacy efforts. Our mission is to create, and share published scholarly research focused on international education by facilitating academic exchange across the globe.  We envision a humane world through promotion and exchange of knowledge across borders.

STAR Fellows are scholars with expertise, terminal degrees and published research in international higher education leadership. STAR Fellows serve for three years as ambassadors for our society, enjoying a platform to highlight their research profile and an opportunity to collaborate with other scholars in the field.

STAR Fellows selected are expected to:

  • Uphold the mission of STAR Scholars through the research and publications
  • Be the world ambassador of humanity by upholding democratic values and social justice agenda
  • Participate in yearly general meetings

Meet our 2018 STAR Fellows:

Dr. Mohammad Shamsuzzaman (Bangladesh)
Dr. Abebaw Yirga Adamu, Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)
Dr. Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Tohoku University (Japan)
Dr. Desire Yamutuale, Peel District School Board (Canada)
Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee, O.P. Jindal Global University (India)
Dr. Ming Cheng, University of West Anglia (United Kingdom)
Dr. Isabela Cabral Felix de Sousa, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Dr. Helen Forbes-Mewett, Monash University (Australia)
Dr. Karen Robson, McMaster University (Canada)
Dr. Ricardo Morales-Ulloa, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (Honduras)
Dr. Joseph Drew, Morgan State University (United States)
Dr. Attaullah Wahidyar, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Education, Kabul, Government of Afghanistan
Dr. Francis Musa Boakari, Federal University of Piauí, Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)
Dr. William Marcus Cutright, United States
Dr. Susan Allen Namalefe, University of North Texas (United States)
Dr. Rita Locatelli, University of Begamo (Italy)

Dr. Danilo de Melo Costa, Centro Universitário Una (Brazil)
Dr. Ana Ivenicki, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Dr. Jeevan Khanal, Nepal Open University (Nepal)

Dr. Moses Madubueze Okonkwo (Nigeria)

Dr. Pedro Villarreal III (USA)

 Sherrie Lee (New Zealand)

Dr. Shyam Thapa (USA)

Are the established scholars in your field listed here? Please consider nominating them to be considered a STAR Fellow for 2019.

Complete a STAR Fellow Application/Nomination Form today!