Today, more and more students are choosing to study overseas. Most relish this opportunity to become student ambassadors for their country and community, and eagerly anticipate engaging with the people at their chosen destination. In many cases, however, they quickly encounter obstacles. In Coping with Anti-Americanism, Carol Madison Graham shows students how to break out of their comfort zone, thrive in ather society, and handle the anti-Americanism they may encounter. This helpful new guide, by a study-abroad program administrator and former overseas student herself, shows how to get the most out of what can be an exciting and rewarding experience.
Carol Madison Graham joined the U.S. diplomatic service in 1981 and served in Tunisia, Lebanon, France, and the United Arab Emirates. Ms. Graham headed international policy for the Bar of England and Wales before joining the Fulbright Commission as executive director. A board member of the Marshall Scholarships and the International Institute for Environment and Development, she also became a trustee of the Carnegie U.K. Trust. She lives in London.