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.
Dr. Felisa Tibbitts is Founder and Senior Advisor of Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) and an Affiliated Faculty Member of the Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice at the University of the Free State (South Africa) (2014-5). Through her primary focus on human rights education – and the related fields of education for democratic citizenship and peace education – she is concentrates on curriculum policies and practices, transformative pedagogy and the role of education within social change movements. Felisa began the Human Rights in Education Initiative at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and has taught there, as well as the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Teachers College of Columbia University.
Tibbitts, F. (in press). “Building a Human Rights Education Movement in the United States” in Katz, S. and Spero, A., in Bringing Human Rights Education to U.S. Classrooms. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Claude, R.P. and Tibbitts, F. (in press). “Right to Education and Human Rights Education” in Claude, R.P., Weston, B. and Grear, A., in Human Rights in the World Community, 4th edition. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Tibbitts, F. (2012). “Human Rights Education” in Sinclair, M. (ed.). Education for Global Citizenship. Doha, Qatar: Education Above All.
Tibbitts, F. and Totten, S. (2012). “Human Rights Education” in Pederson, J. and Totten, S. (Eds.) Educating About Social Issues in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, pp. 195-221.
Here you will find the members in our SIG and their recent publications and research interests.