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.
Kristina Brezicha is an assistant professor of educational leadership at Georgia State University. She holds a dual-title Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Theory and Policy and Comparative International Education.
Kristina's research interests focus on how education supports individuals’ abilities to equitably participate in the democratic processes at both the local and national levels. Her research considers domestic and international contexts. Specifically, she has studied how immigrant students’ experiences of in/exclusion in their schools has shaped their knowledge, attitudes, habits and dispositions towards the political process in the U.S. and Canada. She has also examined how teachers, educational leaders and school boards have facilitated educational opportunities for diverse student populations.
Mitra, D., Bergmark, U., Brezicha, K., Kostenius, C., Maithreyi, R., Serriere, S. (Forthcoming). “Ironies of democracy: Civic values and the construction of citizens in Sweden, India, and the United States.” Citizenship Teaching and Learning.
Brezicha, K., Hopkins, M., (Forthcoming). “Levers of Change: Exploring the Role of Community Boundary Spanners.” To appear in a special issue of Peabody Journal of Education.
Tahirslyaj, A., Brezicha, K., Ikoma, S., (2016). “Unpacking teacher differences in Didaktik and Curriculum Traditions: Trends from TIMSS 2003, 2007, and 2011.” In G.K. LeTendre and A.W. Wiseman (Eds.) Promoting and Sustaining a Quality Teaching Workforce. Emerald Insight.
Brezicha, K., Bergmark, U., Mitra, D., (2015). “One Size Does Not Fit All: Differentiating Leadership to Support Teachers in School Reform.” Educational Administration Quarterly 51(1), 96-132.
Here you will find the members in our SIG and their recent publications and research interests.