Dr. Irina Golubeva

Dr. Irina Golubeva is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore MD, USA), and serves as a Co-Director of Intercultural Leadership Certificate Program. She teaches and publishes in four languages: English, Hungarian, Russian and Spanish. Professor Golubeva’s main research interests concern the development of multilingual awareness and intercultural competence, internationalization of higher education, and conceptualization of intercultural citizenship. She is strongly committed to non-profit work, and served for seven years as a vice-president of the European Association of Teachers. In 2020, she was honored to receive the Pedagogy and Teaching Award and the title of “UMBC Innovation Fellow”, which was extremely motivating during the unexpected transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Websites:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Irina_Golubeva

https://umbc.academia.edu/IrinaGolubeva

 

COURSES RECENTLY TAUGHT

  • Intercultural and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Intercultural Pragmatics
  • Advanced Methods of Intercultural Training
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • World Language Communities

 

PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED BOOKS

McConachy, T., Golubeva, I., & Wagner, M. (eds.) (2022). Intercultural learning in language education and beyond: Evolving concepts, perspectives, and practices. Multilingual Matters.

Barrett, M., Byram, M., Aroni, A., Golubeva, I., Jouhanneau, C., Kumpulainen, K., Losito, B., Natsvlishvili, N., Rus, C., Styslavska, O., & Tranekjær, L. A. (2021). Portfolio of Competences for Democratic Culture. Young Learners Version. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing.

Byram, M., Barrett, M., Aroni, A., Golubeva, I., Jouhanneau, C., Kumpulainen, K., Losito, B., Natsvlishvili, N., Rus, C., Styslavska, O., & Tranekjær, L. A. (2021). Portfolio of Competences for Democratic Culture. Standard Version. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing.

Lantz-Deaton, C., & Golubeva, I. (2020). Intercultural Competence for College and University Students: A Global Guide for Employability and Social Change. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Byram, M., Golubeva, I., Han, H., & Wagner, M. (Eds.) (2017). From Principles to Practice in Education for Intercultural Citizenship, Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Golubeva, I. (Ed.) (2017). Education for European Literacy, Democratic Citizenship and Intercultural Understanding. Veszprém: Tanárok Európai Egyesülete.

IEREST (2015). Intercultural Education Resources for Erasmus Students and Their Teachers. Koper: Annales University Press.

 

DIGITAL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

ENGaGE (2019). Digital English and German task bank for 4th-8th grade dyslexic learners. http://engage.uni-miskolc.hu/

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

Porto, M., Golubeva, I., & Byram, M. (2021). Channelling discomfort through the arts: A Covid-19 case study through an intercultural telecollaboration project. Special Topic Issue of Language Teaching Research. doi.org/10.1177/13621688211058245

Golubeva, I., Gomez Parra, E.M., & Espejo, R. (2018). What does ‘active citizenship’ mean for Erasmus students? Intercultural Education 29(1), pp. 40-58. doi:10.1080/14675986.2017.1404741

Guntersdorfer, I., & Golubeva, I. (2018). Emotional Intelligence and Intercultural Competence: Theoretical Questions and Pedagogical Possibilities. Intercultural Communication Education, 1(2), pp. 54-63, doi:10.29140/ice.v1n2.60

Golubeva, I., Guntersdorfer, I. R. (2017). Preparing Professionals for Working in Multicultural and Democratic Europe: Two Pedagogical Programs – Their Assessment and Collaborations. Pedagogika/ Pedagogy Studies 128(4), pp. 39-54. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.15823/p.2017.53

Beaven, A., & Golubeva, I. (2016). Intercultural preparation for future mobile students: a pedagogical experience. Language and Intercultural Communication, 16 (3), pp. 491-501. doi: 10.1080/14708477.2016.1168044

Cebron, N., Golubeva, I., Osborne, J. (2015). Intercultural activities through the eyes of students: feedback from the IEREST project. Journal of Linguistic and Intercultural Education 2015 (8), pp. 59-72.

 

SELECTED CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Barrett, M., & Golubeva, I. (2022). From intercultural communicative competence to intercultural citizenship: Preparing tomorrow’s citizens for life in a culturally diverse democratic world. In McConachy, T., Golubeva, I., & Wagner, M. (eds.) Intercultural learning in language education and beyond: Evolving concepts, perspectives, and practices (pp. 60-83). Multilingual Matters.

Byram, M. & Golubeva, I. (2020). Conceptualizing intercultural (communicative) competence and intercultural citizenship. In: J. Jackson (ed). Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication (pp. 70-85). Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Golubeva, I. (2020). Enhancing faculty and staff engagement in internationalisation: A Hungarian example of training through intercultural dialogue. In: U. Lundgren, P. Castro, & J. Woodin (eds.) Educational approaches to Internationalisation through Intercultural Dialogue: Reflections on theory and practice (pp. 183-194). Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Beaven, A., Golubeva, I. (2018). Intercultural preparation for future mobile students: a pedagogical experience. In: Borghetti, C. & Beaven, A. Study abroad and interculturality: Perspectives and discourses (pp. 179-189). Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Golubeva, I. & Csillik, É. (2018). Translanguaging Practices in a Hungarian-English Early Childhood Classroom. In: Huertas Abril, C. A. & Gomez Parra, Mª E. (Eds.) Early Childhood Education from an Intercultural and Bilingual Perspective (pp. 96-116). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Byram, M., Golubeva, I., Han, H., & Wagner, M. (2017). Introduction. From Principles to Practice in Education for Intercultural Citizenship (pp. xvii-xxxiv). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Byram, M., Golubeva, I., Han, H., & Wagner, M. (2017). Reflections: Learning from the Challenges and Seeking Ways Forward. From Principles to Practice in Education for Intercultural Citizenship (pp. 251-259). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Golubeva, I. (2017). Intercultural Communication for International Mobility. In Deardorff, D. K. & Arasarathnam-Smith, L. A. (Eds.) Intercultural Competence in International Higher Education (pp. 186-191). New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Golubeva, I., Wagner, M., & Yakimowski, M. E. (2017). Comparing Students’ Perceptions of Global Citizenship in Hungary and the United States. In: Byram, M., Golubeva, I., Han, H., Wagner, M. & Yulita, L. (Eds.) From Principles to Practice in Education for Intercultural Citizenship (pp. 3-24). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

 

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS

Golubeva I., (2018). The link between education and active citizenship/civic engagement, NESET II report, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. Available from http://nesetweb.eu/wp-content/uploads/NESET2_AHQ1.pdf

  

MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD

Indonesian Research Journal in Education (IRJE), Indonesia (ISSN 2580-5711)

Intercultural Communication Education (ICE), UK (ISSN 2209-1041)

Современная коммуникативистика (Modern Communication Studies), Russia (ISSN 2587-9103)

 

MAIN PROJECTS

2020-2022       Enhancing Student Engagement in Internationalization at Home: Towards Inclusiveness and Intercultural Dialogue (Hrabowski Innovation Fund – Implementation and Research Grant)

2017-2018        ENGaGE: Digital English and German task bank for 4th-8th grade dyslexic learners, 2017-1-HU01-KA201-035955, Erasmus+ project

2014-2017        ELICIT-PLUS, 2014-1-FR01-KA200-002362, Erasmus+ project

2013-2014        CAMPUS HUNGARY: Intercultural sensitivity trainings for higher education students, faculty and administrative staff, training developer and provider

2012-2015        IEREST, 527373-LLP-1-2012-1-ITERASMUS-ESMO, Erasmus Multilateral project

2011-2013        ELICIT, 510624‐LLP‐1‐2010‐1‐FR‐COMENIUS‐CMP Comenius project

2011-2013        STRESSLESS, 510375-LLP-1-2010-1-PT-GRUNDTVIG-GMP “Improving Educators’ Resilience to Stress” project

2010-2011        TÁMOP 4.1.1. Institution development project, University of Pannonia, Hungary