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Patricia Kubow

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Expert Bio

Patricia K. Kubow is professor in educational leadership and policy studies and in curriculum and instruction at Indiana University. Her comparative research focuses on constructions of democracy and citizenship education, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.

Kubow has been recognized by the president of the U.S./The White House and the U.S. Agency for International Development for international democratic education. She has been a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Jordan, and she has also received distinguished research awards from the Comparative and International Education Society, the American Educational Research Association and the Association of Teacher Educators.

Areas of Expertise

International education, global education, comparative education, education in Jordan, Syrian refugees in Jordan, public schools, education in South Africa, cross-cultural research, policy in international education development, democratic education, citizenship education, qualitative research, cross-cultural pedagogy.