Andrew ShiotaniTC Degree, Program & Specialization: Ph.D.,
Geographical Focus: Globalization
Advisors: Gita Steiner-Khamsi and Aaron Pallas
Previous graduate education: M.A. from Harvard
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.