Affiliate(s): Southwestern Historical Association, Southwestern Political Science Association, Southwestern Social Science Association

University of the Incarnate Word scholars Lydia Andrade, Scott Dittloff, and Lopita Nath have published a new volume on creating and conducting faculty-led study abroad experiences.  All three have extensive experience in the area, with UIWTX well-known for its program in India.  This new work is aimed at study-abroad leaders of all levels of experience, including chapters on budgeting and legal matters in addition to preparing students for their programs and developing curricula.

Prof Andrade is currently past president of SSSA, and Prof Dittloff served previously as SSSA secretary.

Click here for further information on the book from the publisher’s website.

A Guide to Faculty-Led Study Abroad: How to Create a Transformative Experience, 1st Edition

By Lydia M. Andrade, Scott Dittloff, Lopita Nath



ISBN: 9780815376965 (Paperback)

ISBN: 9780815376934 (Hardback)

A Guide to Faculty-Led Study Abroad provides practical information on the curricular and administrative considerations necessary to design and implement a course-based study abroad experience of the highest quality. From techniques for funding the trip, to legal considerations, curricular development, and cultural preparation, this book explains how to create a meaningful and valuable international experience in a variety of settings and formats. The study abroad novice and experienced faculty or administrator alike will benefit from this step-by-step guide on how to create a truly transformative, course-based study abroad experience.