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A British woman conducting a study about expatriate spouses is seeking to interview volunteers who live in the Bay Area – Like you!

If you are recently expatriate from outside the U.S., live in the Bay Area for 1-3 years and married to someone who is employed in the region, then you are the perfect match for this study.

E. Kennart is also an expatriate and she is conducting a research study for her doctoral dissertation at Alliant International University. The focus of her study is “to explore the experiences and to uncover some of the challenges a spouse encounters when accompanying an expatriate on an overseas assignment. In particular, the study will attempt to provide a better understanding of how people try to adjust to their new environment with a view to developing methods to ease the adjustment process“. Her “goal is to develop a coaching program to assist expatriate spouses in adjusting to living in a new country.

The interviews will take about 1-2 hours and can be conducted at a site convenient for you. The data will be confidential and your anonymity will be fully respected.

If you are interested in taking part in her study, would you email her at: ekennard@alliant.edu.

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