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Andrew Shiotani

Andrew shiotani  TC Degree, Program & Specialization: Ph.D.,
  CIE/Sociology

  Geographical Focus: Globalization

  Advisors: Gita Steiner-Khamsi and Aaron Pallas
  (Sociology)

  Previous graduate education: M.A. from Harvard
  University

Research and scholarly interests: My primary interest is in the development and cross-fertilization of different theoretical frameworks - including organization and systems theory, institutional theory, and critical theory - to explore the globalization and expansion of educational institutions in modern society.

Awards/Grants:
Teachers College Scholarship (2006-07)

Something special about TC:
TC offers a supportive and collaborative environment for the pursuit of individual academic interests. I've been aided greatly in my academic pursuits by the encouragement shown by faculty, classmates, and colleagues.