Events and Conferences

2013 NYU International Education Conference Schedule





Kimmel 912/914

Check-in and Breakfast


Kimmel 912/914

Welcoming Comments

Dean Beth Weitzman
Professor Philip Hosay


Kimmel 912/914

Keynote Address

Zama Coursen-Neff


Kimmel 904

Session 1A: Aid Deployment in Education in Emergencies

Gad Marcus
New York University
Plan of Action for Emergencies: Creating an Active Role for Schools in Disaster Areas

Naomi Moland
New York University
Soft (and furry) Power: USAID's Deployment of Muppets into Conflict Zones


Kimmel 906

Session 1B: Prioritizing Human Rights Education

Jon Roberts
University of Pennsylvania, International Education Development Program
Human Rights Education as Vital for the Future of Eastern Congo

Ariel Tellatin
American University, School of Education Teaching and Health
Reparations Through Education: Setting the Stage for Transitional Justice in Colombia


Kimmel 908

Session 1C: Effective Higher Education Management

Andrea Brown Murga
New York University
Affirmative Action in Brazilian and U.S. University Admissions

Joohee Cho
University Of Maryland
Crisis of Universities in Globalization Era: The Case of Korea

Denise LiGreci
New York University
The Bologna Process: Transforming the Social Dimension of European Higher Education



Lunch around the NYU campus


Kimmel 904

Session 2A: Education in Migration and Occupation

Mark Malisa
The College of Saint Rose
Contrasting Perspectives on the Education of Refugees: USA/Cuba

Karen Ross
Indiana University
Working Within the Constraints of Conflict: Sadaka Reut and Jewish/Palestinian Partnership in Israel


Kimmel 906

Session 2B: Human Rights Emergencies, International Interventions
Moderator: Alice Jacques, NYU

Stephanie DeGonda
New York University
Jóvenes en Situaciones de Riesgo: Education and It’s Role in Conflict Mitigation in Honduras

Devin Faris
New York University
Durable Solutions for Africa’s Refugees: Locally Integrated Education Opportunities for Protracted Refugee Situations in Africa’s Great Lakes Region

Philip Johnson
New York University
Choose Your Own Emergency: De/constructing the Mali Crisis


Kimmel 908

Session 2C: Child Development in International Education

Annett Graefe
New York University
Facing a History of War and Ethnic Cleansing - Challenges and Accomplishment of K-12 Democracy Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Christina Martin
World Leadership School
Women AND Girls: Promoting Peacebuilding among Girls in Conflict


Kimmel 904

Session 3A: Quality Control and Education

Jennifer Bangoura
School for International Training
One is Not the Loneliest Number: Single-Teacher Schools in Mali and Education for All

Elisabeth Neiada
New York University
Parlez-vous Int'Ed?: IB vs Avenues

Kimmel 906

Session 3B: Responding to Attacks on Education

Daniela Kaisth
Institute for International Education
Innovative Responses to Student Emergencies: IIE's Emergency Student Fund and Syria Consortium

Amy Kapit
New York University
Protecting Education: Examining Responses to Attacks on Education in Occupied Palestinian Territory

Kimmel 908

Session 3C: H igher Education and Emergency Response

John Idiku Odaji
International Relations and Strategic Studies, Department of Political Science, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria
Factors Militating Against Effective Response to Emergency and Crisis in Nigerian Universities

Amra Sabic-El-Rayess
Teachers College, Columbia University
Educational Corruption in Post-war Bosnia: Disrupting Coping and Social Mobility Mechanisms?


Kimmel 904

Session 4A: Language and Cultural Immersion

Marcia Malcolm
McGill University
Adapting Quebec's French Immersion Program to Teach Foreign Languages in Jamaica

Rachel Vaughn
SIT Graduate Institute
Community Based Study Abroad in India: Lessons from Pune and Jaipur

Kimmel 906

Session 4B: Education in Emergencies in Haiti

Jamaine Carrington
New York University
Education's Place in Crisis Ridden Haiti

Katherine Summers
Florida State University
Revisiting the Evaluation of Models for Educational Aid Programs in Emergency Contexts

Kimmel 908

Session 4C: Preparedness, Response and Recovery: The Role of INEE in Education in Emergencies

Rena Deitz
Teachers College, Columbia University
Conflict Sensitive Education: Using the INEE Minimum Standards to Implement Conflict Sensitive Education

Heather Hansen
International Rescue Committee
Lessons from the Field: Integrating the INEE Minimum Standards into Education Programs

Sacha Manov
Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
The INEE Minimum Standards: An Essential Element of Emergency Response for Sudanese Refugees

Kevin O'Dowd
New York University Center for Global Affairs
INEE Education First and Education Cannot Wait: Call to Action Advocacy Campaign


Pless Hall, 1st Floor Lounge