Nick J. Gozik, PhD


Dr. Gozik is dean of Global Education and assistant professor at Elon University. Previously, he held positions in international education at Boston College, Duke University, New York University, and the University of Richmond. He has served as a visiting professor at New York University, as well as a lecturer at Boston College and Lesley University. Gozik has held a number of leadership positions in international education, including serving as chair of The Forum on Education Abroad’s Forum Council, the highest elected position in the organization. He currently serves as editor of NAFSA’s Global Studies Literature Review. Among his publications, he has co-edited Promoting Inclusion in Education Abroad: A Handbook of Research and Practice (Stylus/NAFSA, 2018).

Courses Taught

The Forum’s Standards of Good Practice in Education Abroad, 1

Select Publications

Gozik, N., & Barclay-Hamir, H. (Eds.). (forthcoming). A house where all belong: Redesigning education abroad for inclusive excellence. The Forum on Education Abroad 

Gozik, N. (2022). A Cyclical approach to outcomes assessment in education abroad. In Hernandez, M., M. Wiedenhoeft & C. Henke (Eds.), NAFSA’s guide to education abroad for advisers and administrators, 5th Edition (pp. 149-162), NAFSA

Gozik, N. & Hovey. R. (2022). Faculty gains through teaching abroad: A transformative learning approach. Journal of Transformative Learning, 9(1): 47-62 

Gozik, N. (2021). Hitting the pause button: Reflecting on where we are as a field. CAPA’s Online Journal, 1, 67-73

Gozik, N. (2020). Connecting the dots: Exploring the interface between curriculum internationalization and diversity and inclusion efforts. Review of Global Studies Literature, 10, 54-56

Gozik, N. & Oguro, S. (2020). Beyond the gold standard: A review of program components in education abroad. In Ogden, A., B. Streitwieser, & C. van Mol (Eds.), Education abroad: Bridging scholarship and practice (pp. 59-72). Routledge

Gozik, N. (2019). Moving away from what we know: Informing education abroad practices through scholarship. In Godwin, K. & H. de Wit (Eds.), Intelligent internationalization: The shape of things to come (pp. 137-139). Koninklijke Brill

Barclay-Hamir, H., & Gozik, N. (Eds.). (2018). Promoting inclusive excellence in education abroad: A handbook of research and practice. Stylus

Gozik, N. (2012). Teaching national and regional cultures: The role of teacher identities in Martinique, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 42, 5-25

Select Presentations

Gozik, N. (2022). Exploring practitioner-oriented research [Conference Session]. 2022 WES-CIHE Summer Institute, Boston College, Online 

Gozik, N. (2022). Leading in uncertain times: A Roundtable discussion with senior international officers (SIOs) [Conference Session]. NAFSA National Conference, Denver, Colorado

Gozik, N. (2021). Deficits or strengths? Refocusing equity and inclusion in education abroad [Conference Session]. NAFSA Annual Conference, Online

Gozik, N. (2021). Deepening impact through inclusion and learning from HBCUs [Conference Session]. The Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference, Online

Gozik, N. (2020). Future of international higher education [Panel Discussion]. Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Gozik, N. (2020). Promoting reflection in education abroad to enhance diversity & inclusion efforts. [Conference Session]. CIEE Annual Conference, Brooklyn, NY

Gozik, N. (2019). Promoting inclusion in education abroad: Perspectives from a scholar-practitioner [Invited Lecture]. George Washington University, Washington, DC

Gozik, N. (2018). Integrated intercultural testing: Moving beyond pre- and post-tests to change practices [Conference Session]. IFSA-Butler Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

Gozik, N. (2018). Innovation and internationalization in higher education [Invited Lecture]. University Management and Leadership Institute (IGLU), Boston, Massachusetts

Gozik, N. (2017). Importance of language learning in today’s world [Keynote Speech]. Department of Romance Languages and Literatures Awards Ceremony, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts

Research Interests
  • Identity, race, and schooling in France
  • Internationalization, interdisciplinarity, and boundary-crossing in U.S. higher education through the lens of area studies centers
  • Outcomes assessment, faculty development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in global programming


  • PhD, International Education, New York University
  • MA, French Language & Civilization, New York University
Nick J. Gozik, PhD

SIT Graduate Institute

Visiting Faculty

MA in International Education

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