As an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education at TED University, Dr. Akin-Sabuncu is currently carrying out research on teaching and teacher education for social justice/immigrant and refugee students/disadvantaged students; culturally relevant pedagogy; educational equity; inclusive education; critical pedagogy; effective mentoring; and effective faculty-school partnership for high quality pre-service and in-service teacher education.
Dr. Deepak Kumar is currently an Assistant Professor of Hindi Literature in Government College Khairthal, Rajasthan (India). As a teacher of literature, Dr. Kumar works to develop linguistic, literary and artistic expression among students. Dr. Kumar is also the program officer of National Service Scheme working towards developing leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit among the rural youth of India by running various youth development programs.
Dr. Ruiz-Eugenio is the Ramon y Cajal senior researcher in the Department of Theory and History of Education at the University of Barcelona.
Dr. Ruiz-Eugenio is also a part of CREA, Community of Research on Excellence for All. As member of CREA, Dr. Ruiz-Eugenio works on the analysis of the social impact of successful educational actions implemented in Schools as Learning Communities; among them the dialogic literary gatherings, the family involvement and the dialogic model of conflict prevention and resolution, within the framework of preventive socialization of violence.