Dr. Crawford enjoys traveling internationally. USNA prioritizes internationalization as part of its curriculum. It is a stated objective to give every midshipmen an international experience before they finish their studies. To accomplish this goal, faculty are given an opportunity to led short-term cultural immersion trips. Due to generous USNA sponsors like the Olmsted Foundation, Prof. Crawford has organized short-term programs for students to Ghana (2022 and 2016) and Colombia (2012).