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About Krishna Bista

Dr. Krishna Bista is an Associate Professor in the Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy at MSU School of Education and Urban Studies. His research focuses on college student experiences related to classroom participation, perceptions of academic integrity, faculty-student relationships, role of advisors, and cross-cultural teaching and learning strategies in higher education. 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 is founding editor of the Journal of International Students, a quarterly publication in international higher education. He is also associate editor of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. He has reviewed serval book projects related to educational research, international and comparative education series for Routledge, Sage, Palgrave MacMillan, and Bloomsbury publications.  


Present Chase Endowed Professor of Education, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Present Founder/Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Students

Research Interests

Educational Research/Statistics, Educational Leadership/Higher Education, International Higher Education, and Professional Development Practices

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Journal of International Students


Books (3)

(books related to college students- both domestic and international students)

higher education (1)

The Review of Higher Education (1)

Articles (18)

Book Chapters (5)