TC Degree, Program & Specialization: PhD, International & Comparative Education, Sociology
Advisor: Gita Steiner-Khamsi
Previous graduate school education: MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
Research and scholarly interests: Teacher Recruitment and Remuneration Policy, International Higher Education, Sociology of Education, Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Republics
Belyavina, R., Li, J. & Bhandari, R. (2013). New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad. New York: Institute of International Education.
Belyavina, R. (2013). U.S. students in China: Meeting the Goals of the 100,000 Strong Initiative. New York: Institute of International Education.
Belyavina, R. & Brensinger, J. (2013). “Building Knowledge-based Economies in Latin America: The Role of National Study Abroad Scholarship Programs” in Latin America’s New Knowledge Economy: Higher Education, Government, and International Collaboration, edited by Jorge Balán. New York: AIFS Global Education Research Reports.
International Education Policy Studies: Teacher Quality and Teacher Work Conditions in Armenia. (2012). Geneva: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Belyavina, R. & Bhandari, R. (2012). U.S. Students in Overseas Degree Programs: Key Destinations and Fields of Study. New York: Institute of International Education. http://www.iie.org/en/Research-and-Publications/Publications-and-Reports/IIE-Bookstore/US-Students-In-Overseas-Degree-Programs
Bhandari, R. & Belyavina, R. (2012). Trends and Directions in Global Student Mobility. International Higher Education: The Boston College Center for International Higher Education, Vol. No. 66. http://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/research_sites/cihe/pdf/IHEpdfs/ihe66.pdf
Belyavina, R. & Bhandari, R. (2011). Increasing Diversity in International Careers: Economic Challenges and Solutions. The World Bank Group Office of Diversity Programs. http://www.uncfsp.org/projects/userfiles/File/Partners%20SOAR%20-%20Issue%209%20-%20November%202011.pdf
Belyavina, R. (2011). Teachers, Students, and Administrators Speak About Secondary Education in Belarus: An Analysis of Education Quality and Modernization (Research Brief). Washington: IREX. http://www.irex.org/sites/default/files/Raisa%20Belyavina%20-%20Research%20Brief%202010-2011_May%2030.pdf
Bhandari, R. & Belyavina, R. (2011). Evaluating and Measuring the Impact of Citizen Diplomacy: Current Status and Future Directions. New York: Institute of International Education. http://www.iie.org/en/Research-and-Publications/Publications-and-Reports/IIE-Bookstore/Evaluating-Measuring-Impact-of-Citizen-Diplomacy
Bhandari, R., Belyavina, R., & Gutierrez, R. (Eds.) (2011). Student Mobility and the Internationalization of Higher Education: National Policies and Strategies from Six World Regions. New York: Institute of International Education.
Chair, Economic Impact of International Students around the World. NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, May 26-31, 2013.
Chair, Globalization and Student Mobility: Emerging Trends and New Directions. NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, May 26-31, 2013.
Panelist, Panelist, Motives, Arbiters, Obstacles, and Impacts: New Perspectives on Mobility in the Global University Landscape, Conference of the Comparative and International Society (CIES), New Orleans, March 10-15, 2013.
Chair, Globalization and Student Mobility: Emerging Trends and New Directions. European Association for International Education (EAIE), Dublin, Ireland, September 11-14, 2012.
Panelist, Globalization and Student Mobility: Emerging Trends and New Directions, Conference of the Comparative and International Society (CIES), Puerto Rico, USA, April 22–27, 2012.
Panelist, Emerging Trends and New Developments in U.S. Study Abroad. Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), Washington, DC, February 19-22, 2012.
Teachers College, Columbia University, Doctoral Fellowship, 2013-2015
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) “Germany Today” Study Tour Grant, 2012
IREX Individual Advanced Research Grant , 2010 – 2011
Fulbright Fellowship to South Korea, 2008 – 2009