Iveta Silova is Associate Professor and Program Director of Comparative and International Education in the College of Education at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA. Her research and publications cover a range of issues critical to understanding post-socialist education transformation processes, including professional development of teachers and teacher educators, gender equity trends in Eastern/Central Europe and Central Asia, minority/multicultural education policies in the former Soviet Union, as well as the scope, nature, and implications of private tutoring in a cross-national perspective.
Her last four books include "Post-Socialism is not Dead: (Re)Reading the Global in Comparative Education" (Emerald, 2010), "How NGOs React: Globalization and Education Reform in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Mongolia" (Kumarian Press, 2008; with Gita Steiner-Khamsi), "Education in a Hidden Marketplace: Monitoring of Private Tutoring" (Open Society Institute, 2006; with Mark Bray and Virginija Budiene), and "From Sites of Occupation to Symbols of Multiculturalism: Re-conceptualizing Minority Education in Post-Soviet Latvia" (Information Age Publishing, 2006). She is the editor of European Education: Issues and Studies (a quarterly peer-reviewed journal published by M.E. Sharpe).
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