Here you will find members of the CANDE SIG with attached keywords underlining their key research interest. The first members presented are those already highlighted in our recent newsletters.
Merethe Skårås is a PhD candidate in Educational Sciences at Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway and holds a M.A. in Multicultural and International Education form the same institution. She taught in the Oslo public schools for ten years before entering the doctoral program. Her dissertation focuses on the relationships between education and conflict in the context of Sudan and South Sudan, with particular focus on history education.
Skårås’ overarching research interest includes education in emergencies, history education, reconciliation and the contribution of classroom practices to peace and citizenship education.
Skårås, Merethe (In press). Focused ethnographic Research on teaching and Learning in conflict zones: History education in South Sudan. Forum for Development studies.
Skårås, Merethe (2009). The Lost Boys of Sudan: The reintegration process of school children associated with armed forces and groups. Høgskolen i Oslo.
Susan Garnett Russell is an Assistant Professor of International and Comparative Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, as well as Interim Director of the George Clement Bond Center for African Education. She earned her doctorate in International and Comparative Education from Stanford University. Her research focuses on education and conflict, human rights, citizenship, and gender, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Recent publications appear in International Studies Quarterly, Prospects, Compare, and International Sociology.
Russell, Susan Garnett. “Global Civil Society and Education Policy in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” International Sociology forthcoming 2015.
Russell, Susan Garnett and Monisha Bajaj. 2015.“Schools, Citizens, and Nation-States,” pp. 93- 109 in Education and International Development: Practice, Policy and Research, eds. Tristain McCowan and Elaine Unterhalter.
Russell, Susan Garnett and Dijana Tiplic. 2014. “Rights-Based Education and Conflict: A Cross-National Study of Rights Discourse in Textbooks.” Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 44 (3): 314-334.
Buckner, Elizabeth and Susan Garnett Russell. 2013. “Portraying the Global: Cross-National Trends in Textbooks’ Portrayal of Globalization and Global Citizenship.”International Studies Quarterly, 57: 738-750.
Here you will find the members in our SIG and their recent publications and research interests.