TC Degree, Program & Specialization: Ed.D., IED/International Educational Policy
Geographical Focus: Central and Eastern Europe, particularly the Visegrad States: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary
Advisor: Gita Steiner-Khamsi
Research and scholarly interests: Cultural and racial identity issues of Roma in Slovakia, and its effects on parental opinions and expectations of education for their children.
Awards/grants: Teachers College Minority Scholarship Recipient; Spencer Research Training Grant.
Something special about TC: My incredible and supportive advisor, friends and professors who I have come to know in the program. They have helped define me as both a scholar and a person.