Khalid Arar is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy in Education and Community Leadership, School Improvement Doctoral Program, College of Education, Texas State University. His research focuses mainly in the following five areas: (1) diversity, equity, and inclusion in k-12 and higher education; (2) socio-cultural dimension of educational leadership, (3) social justice leadership and ecological, educational change, (4) career and professional development of educators, (5) immigration, refugee, culture and educational policy while using qualitative, comparative and international research lens. His latest research encompasses a range of key K-12 and higher education issues for refugees and immigrants in the global world aiming to integrate theory with empirical evidence and practice.