Curriculum Integration versus Educating for Global Citizenship: A (Disciplinary) View from the International Relations Classroom


  • Dennis Gordon



Curriculum integration, Global citizenship, Education abroad, Study abroad, International relations


This paper draws upon the author’s essay “Cosmopolitanism and Constructivism: Making Study Abroad Relevant to the International Relations Classroom,” CAPA Occasional Papers, June 2013 and “Integrating Study Abroad in the International Relations Curriculum: Constructivism and Cosmopolitanism as an Antidote to Global Citizenship,” Presented to the annual 2013 meeting of the Mid-West Political Science Association.”


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Author Biography

Dennis Gordon

Dennis Gordon is Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Santa Clara University. He served as Founding Executive Director of International Programs from 1992 to 2009. His research and teaching interests include international conflict resolution, the establishment of global environmental protection regimes, and international education pedagogy and curriculum.


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How to Cite

Gordon, D. (2014). Curriculum Integration versus Educating for Global Citizenship: A (Disciplinary) View from the International Relations Classroom. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 24(1), 59–72.



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