The Book


There has been a marked increase in transnational higher education activity over the past twenty years. However, its effects on those who make their living in higher education remain unclear.

In Dr. Michael Clarke’s Working Abroad in Higher Education: If Only I Knew?, interested readers may get the answers to the following questions:

How does working overseas affect long-term career aspirations?

What are the conditions at higher education institutions located overseas?

Clarke explores the challenges that come along with the increased mobility of transnational higher education has allowed academics to enjoy—focusing specifically on British expatriate academics based in the United Arab Emirates.