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On the following pages you will find more information about me, my research, teaching, and information for those interested in getting to know more about the field of Comparative and International Education.
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University.
My scholarship centers on the intersection of education and social movements. Specifically, I am interested in the emergence of movements that challenge schools and education systems worldwide, the role of both transnational and domestic actors in the development of these movements, and the intended and unintended consequences of movements.
Much of my work focuses on three educational movements: International assessment of student achievement, environmental and sustainability education, and sexual orientation and gender identity education. My recent work examines the global diffusion Teach For America (Teach For All), and the Opt Out movement in the United States. I am currently the co-Principle Investigator of the Teachers College Public Opinion Survey.