Understanding Black-African International Students’ Experiences in United States Colleges and Universities Through Social Identity Theory

Authors

  • Diana Carole Awuor Sam Houston State University, USA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v11i2.2741

Keywords:

Black-African international students, race, social identity theory

Abstract

In this Research in Brief, Tajfel’s (1970) social identity theory is explained and examined as potentially useful for analyzing the experiences of Black-African international students in U. S. colleges and universities. Race has been and still is a major issue in the United States. Through a review of literature, I sought to find out how Black-African international students’ race affected their experiences in the United States.

Author Biography

Diana Carole Awuor, Sam Houston State University, USA

DIANA AWUOR, MA, is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University. Her major research interests lie in the areas of international education, Black-African international students, diversity, multilingualism in education and multiculturalism.

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Published

2020-12-27

How to Cite

Awuor, D. C. (2020). Understanding Black-African International Students’ Experiences in United States Colleges and Universities Through Social Identity Theory. Journal of International Students, 11(2), 514–518. https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v11i2.2741

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Research in Context