Many academics move countries in pursuit of career opportunities. With every move, personal identities are renegotiated as people shift between belonging to majority and minority groups in different contexts. Institutes should consider people’s dynamic and intersectional identities in their diversity, equity and inclusion practices.
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A.E. was supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. M.N.U. was supported by the National Science Foundation (DEB-2016678). We are indebted to many students, professors, family members and friends for insightful conversations. In particular, we thank A. B. Hurtado, M. W. Pennell, S. Winton, and N. Balyasnikova for their feedback.
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Echeverri, A., Guzman, L.M., Heredia, S. et al. Renegotiating identities in international academic careers. Nat Ecol Evol 6, 1796–1798 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01895-9