Dr Bruce C. Swaffield is Professor of Writing, Literature and Journalism at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, and the founder/director of the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture, which meets annually in Rome, Italy. He writes a monthly commentary on international media issues for Quill magazine, published by the Society of Professional Journalists, in addition to frequent journal articles on the globalization of higher education. He is the author of Rising from the Ruins: Roman Antiquities in Neoclassic Literature (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009).Dr Iris Guske is the Academic Director of the Kempten School of Translation and Interpreting Studies, Germany. She obtained her DPhil at the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex, UK, and holds an MA in Communication Studies. Her major research interests include developmental psychology, sociolinguistics, and intercultural communication. She has published articles about workplace discrimination, child-language brokering, and youth parliaments and written a book on child survivors of the Holocaust, Trauma and Attachment in the Kindertransport Context: German-Jewish Child Refugees’ Accounts of Displacement and Acculturation in Britain, as well as co-edited a book on international educational issues, Education Landscapes in the 21st Century: Cross-Cultural Challenges and Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives.