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Program Director Professor Dana Burde

International Education

Master of Arts
International Education

Learn how to design, implement, manage, and evaluate international education programs in a broad range of settings.

Professors Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng and Elisabeth King

Advanced Certificate
International Education
Post-Master’s Study

This advanced certificate prepares teachers, consultants, and education specialists to work more effectively in international and multinational settings.

Degree Details
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Doctor of Philosophy
International Education

Prepare for a faculty position in comparative and international education, or for a career as a professional educator in international and multinational settings.

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Faculty

Dana Burde

Associate Professor and Director of International Education

dana.burde@nyu.edu

Elisabeth King

Professor of International Education & Politics (On Sabbatical until January 2023)

e.king@nyu.edu

Carol Anne Spreen

Associate Professor of International Education

spreen@nyu.edu

Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng

Vice Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging; Associate Professor of International Education

cherng@nyu.edu

Heddy Lahmann

Clinical Assistant Professor of International Education

heddy.lahmann@nyu.edu

Associated and Affiliated Faculty

Erich Dietrich

Clinical Professor of Higher Education and International Education

erich.dietrich@nyu.edu

Emancipating Education: Perspectives and Challenges in Education

Emancipating Education

The International Education program hosted guest speaker, Minister of Education, Mr. Nadiem Anwar Makarim. Indonesia’s public education system is the 4th largest in the world. Minister Makarim has implemented some of the most innovative and unusual education reforms globally. He spoke about his successes, innovations, and challenges in transforming the education system in Indonesia and engaged in a lively Q and A with the NYU audience.

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Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss Presents Research on Far-Right Extremism

The 2022 Inaugural Luce Lecture

The 2022 Inaugural Luce Lecture featured guest speaker, Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss, discussing her research on far-right extremism. During the lecture, she explains how tomorrow’s far-right nationalists are recruited from surprising places, from college campuses and mixed martial arts gyms to clothing stores, online gaming chat rooms, and YouTube cooking channels.

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Experts Discuss Critical Issues in International Education

Education in Afghanistan: How to Move Forward

Amid Afghanistan's significant humanitarian crisis, the Taliban continue to ban secondary education for girls in most provinces. As foreign governments contemplate if and how to engage with the Taliban to support the population, it is essential that they understand what Afghans themselves think of the Taliban’s edicts, particularly with regard to girls’ education.

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Special Research Project

Faculty and graduates of the International Education and Applied Statistics programs are renowned for their decades of research and teaching in education in emergencies and many of our projects reflect these efforts. The Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE), for example, is a double-blind, peer reviewed academic journal founded in 2014 by the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) and housed at New York University’s International Education Program and Center for Practice and Research at the Intersection of Information, Society, and Methodology (PRIISM). In addition to research articles, field notes, and book reviews, we produce a podcast, Behind the Pages, which features interviews with JEiE authors who describe their research, fieldwork, and new innovations in EiE programming.