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IU Bloomington

Elisheva Cohen

Center for the Study of Global Change

Expert Bio

Elisheva Cohen’s research focuses on education in times of crisis, conflict or natural disaster. Her current research examines the ways that teachers and families in two elementary schools in the Midwest have responded to education during the coronavirus pandemic, with particular attention given to the deepening inequities across the community.

Cohen also conducts research on the education of Syrian refugees in Jordan, with an interest in inclusion and social cohesion. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative and international education.

Areas of Expertise

Refugees, displaced people, refugee education, education in emergencies, education in pandemic, international development and education, nonformal education.