How Can We Extend the Boundaries of Our Own Knowing?

  • Betty Leask La Trobe University
Keywords: Internationalization of higher education, research, faculty engagement


Twenty-five years of research have taught us much about the internationalization of higher education. However, in this article I argue that the boundaries of our knowing have been limited by a number of factors. I suggest a need to refocus on creating an alternate social imaginary of the internationalization of higher education through knowing differently.

Author Biography

Betty Leask, La Trobe University

Betty Leask is professor emerita of internationalization at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia,
and visiting professor at the Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, United States. E-mail:

How to Cite
Leask, B. (2020). How Can We Extend the Boundaries of Our Own Knowing?. International Higher Education, (100), 30-32. Retrieved from

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