Fayaz Amiri is an Afghan Fulbright student, pursuing his master’s degree in Comparative and International Education (CIE) at Lehigh University. Prior to moving to the United States for his graduate studies, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature at Kabul University located in Kabul, Afghanistan. In Lehigh College of Education, he wants to build a theoretical and academic background in international education development with concentration on educational policies and political science. His research interest is to understand the role of international agencies in educational policy development in Afghanistan.
Jiangduo Chen, an M.A. student majoring in Comparative and International Education, comes from China. Her interest in history and multiple cultures have driven her to conduct more study and research on political science, especially on evaluating the efficiency of various kinds of educational policies implemented in different countries.
Sam Hopp is a Ph.D student in Lehigh University’s Comparative and International Education program and earlier earned his Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from the same institution. His interest is in educational equity through the lens of social justice and he plans to undertake the exploration of achievement across economically stratified classes.
Lauren Phillips is an M.Ed student in the Globalization and Educational Change Program at Lehigh University. Her academic interests include international student exchanges and re-entry shock research and treatments.
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