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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Doctoral Student Profiles > Paul Kim

Paul Kim


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.