College of Education and Human Development

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Globalization and education

Examining how global influences and interconnected cultures impact educational practices.

Nina Asher Nina Asher

In the mid-1980s, armed with my master’s degree in social work (from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Bombay, India), I began working as a research assistant on intervention projects focused on improving the educational achievement levels…

Nina Asher

Martha Bigelow Martha Bigelow

  • Department Chair, Carmen Starkson Campbell Endowed Chair for Innovation in Teacher Development
  • she, her, hers
  • 612-624-7087

My research interests span fields of education, applied linguistics, and cultural studies.

Martha Bigelow

Irene Duranczyk Irene Duranczyk

What motivates me in my work? Being a member of a community that is working to advance an engaged, multicultural peaceful world is my passion.

Irene Duranczyk

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  • Professor, Rodney S. Wallace Professor for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
  • 612-625-7520

My research and teaching interests focus on culturally relevant pedagogy, urban and multicultural education in general, and immigrant education in particular.

Bic Ngo
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