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    Lauren I. Misiaszek Associate Professor
    Institute of International and Comparative Education
    Email:limisiaszek@gmail.com; limisiaszek@bnu.edu.cn
    Address:Room 311, Yingdong Building

    Positions

    Associate Professor
          Institute of International and Comparative Education, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
    Secretary General
          World Council of Comparative Education Societies
    Assistant Director
          Paulo Freire Institute, UCLA
    Founding Member
          International Network on Gender, Social Justice and Praxis

     

    Bio

    Lauren joined the Beijing Normal University faculty in 2013. Before that, her two most recent full-time positions were as a United Kingdom Fulbright Scholar at Roehampton University in London and immediately before that for three years as a national program manager for the US Veterans Administration in Los Angeles. She has been involved with the leadership of the Paulo Freire Institute, UCLA for over ten years. Her research and publications (in English, Spanish, and Portuguese) have focused on a wide range of issues broadly related to social justice and education, detailed below. Lauren is a member of the Teaching in Higher Education Editorial Board. She currently supports a range of work by Chinese community organizations on gender and education issues. She has a long history of work in international service learning with teachers and with other education and health organizations in Nicaragua that began over eleven years ago when she was a fellow for a sustainable development foundation there. She grew up in Virginia (USA) and worked in numerous community organizations there for over 10 years.

     

    Research interests

    -   Non-formal education and community and social movements (with an emphasis on theology and religion)

    -   Sociology of higher education

    -   Critical education

    -   Globalization and education

    -   Post-foundational approaches to Global Citizenship Education

    -   Gender and education

    -   Rural and urban health education

    -   Intersections of humanities and the social sciences

    -   International service learning

    -   The above research interests within the field of comparative education, particularly post-foundational approaches to the field

     

    Education

    -   PhD, Social Science and Comparative Education (specialization: Comparative and International Education), UCLA

    -   MA, Social Science and Comparative Education (specialization: Comparative and International Education), UCLA

    -   BA, Hispanic Studies; BA, Sociology, College of William & Mary (Virginia, USA)

     

    Full CV

    CV_LaurenIlaMisiaszek_September 2017.pdf

     

     

     

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