Iveta Silova

College of Education, Lehigh University

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).