Global Perspectives, Experiences and Implications
Edited By Robert A. DeVillar, Binbin Jiang and Jim Cummins
Dr. Sohyun An is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education at Kennesaw State University. She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University in South Korea, and Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison She specializes in social studies education, global & international education, Asian American education, and the history and current issues of South Korean education. Her recent articles have appeared in journals such as Journal of Curriculum Studies, Harvard Educational Review, Journal of International Social Studies, The Social Studies, and Social Studies Research and Practice.
Dr. Henan Cheng is a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. Previously, Dr. Cheng was a clinical assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago, where she taught courses on comparative and international education, philosophy of education, and mixed methods research. Her primary research interests include policy issues facing urban schools in the U.S., and educational development and policies in China. Her recent research has focused on education of ethnic minorities and children of internal migrants in China. Dr. Cheng holds degrees in mechanical engineering and economics from universities in China, an Ed.M. from Boston University, and a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University. ← 268 | 269 →
Dr. James Cummins is a Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at...