Alicia Bethel

Alicia Arnold


  • BA in Law & Society and Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
  • MSEd in Higher Education Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
  • MSc in Cross-Cultural Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington (2015) (Supervisor: Colleen Ward)


Category: Alumni


Areas of interest

Acculturation; International Students; Perceptions of Multiculturalism


Arnold, A., & Ward, C. (2014, July). The antecedents and outcomes of host national connectedness: A study of international students in New Zealand. 22nd International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Reims, France.

Bethel, A., & Ward, C. (2014). The informational needs of international students in New Zealand tertiary institutions. Wellington, NZ: Ministry of Business, Innovation, & Employment.

Bethel, A., Szabo, A., & Ward, C. (2016). Parallel lives?: Predicting and enhancing connections between between international and domestic students. In D. Jindal-Snape & B. Rienties (Eds.), Multi-dimensional transitions of international students to higher education. London: Taylor and Francis.


You can access Alicia's Masters thesis here.