Nicolas StahelinTC Degree, Program & Specialization: Ed.D. International Educational Development (Latin America and Latino/a Education)
Geographical Focus: US, Latin America, Brazil
Advisor: Professor Regina Cortina
Previous graduate education: M.A. International Educational Development, Teachers College, Columbia University
Research and scholarly interests: Education for sustainability, critical environmental education, education and social change, teacher education, globalization, social movements, popular education, critical pedagogies
Recent Presentations and Publications:
Stahelin, N. (May 2012). Environmental Education and the Sustainable Development Project: Redefining the Brazilian Nation-State in the Era of Sustainability. Latin American Studies Association International Congress, San Francisco, CA.
Stahelin, N. (September 2011). Cities, Globalization, and the Environment through the lens of Urban Political Ecology: Towards a more Integrated Understanding of Socio-ecological Power Dynamics. European Sociological Association Annual Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.
Stahelin, N. (March 2008). To Educate or to Mobilize? Convergence and Divergence of Interests in a Public School-CBO Partnership for Social Justice Education for Latino Immigrant Youth in New York City. Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 52nd Annual Conference, New York, NY.
Stahelin, N. (October 2006). Translating International Education into Lasting Change in the US. Peace and Justice Studies Association (PSJA) Annual Conference, New York, NY.
Awards/Grants: Elihu Rose Fellowship, 2008-2009
Something special about TC: The International and Transcultural Studies Department has an incredibly diverse student body and amazing faculty. Learning about other students' research is always a fascinating experience and there are constantly new opportunities for collaboration. Being a part of Columbia affords access to many resources in a large and dynamic academic community.