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Dr Dana Burde (Principle Investigator in Education and International Development)

Professor Dana Burde is an Assistant Professor of International Education at New York University and an Affiliate at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. Her research and teaching focus on politics, humanitarianism and education in countries and regions affected by conflict. In this context, she examines the ways in which non-state actors and transnational networks create institutional and normative change.Beyond the university, Burde’s work as an international education consultant includes assessment and evaluation of post-conflict programs in the Balkans; civil society building in the Caucasus; refugee education in Pakistan; and research on parent and community participation in community schools in Central Asia, Central America and Mali.

Burde received a B.A. from Oberlin College, an Ed.M. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education with a concentration in Political Science from Columbia University.

Research Interests:

  • Education and International Development.
  • Peace Studies and Conflict.
  • Humanitarian Aid.

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