Andreas Demetriou


Andreas Demetriou
Professor Emeritus, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Bio and Research Interest

Andreas Demetriou is a cognitive developmental psychologist. Currently he is Professor Emeritus of the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He obtained his PhD in psychology in 1983 from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was a professor of psychology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece,  (1975-1996), the University of Cyprus (1996-2008), and the Univgersity of Nicosia (2011-2016). He served in top academic or administrative positions, such as Vice-Rector and Acting Rector of the University of Cyprus, foundational President of the Cyprus University of Technology, President of the Conference of Rectors of the Universities of Cyprus and also Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus. He is a fellow of Academia Europaea and the International Academy of Education, an Honorary Doctor of Middlesex University London, an Honorary Professor of Durham University, UK, and an Honorary Visiting Professor of the Northeastern Normal University, China.

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Marc Depaepe

Eric A. Hanushek
Marc Depaepe
Professor of History of Education and History of Psychology
University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Campus Kulak, Kortrijk

Research Interest

Researcher at the University of Leuven (1977), Lecturer (1984), Assistant Professor (1990), Professor (1993) and Extra-ordinary and Ordinary Professor 1996/2000). Served previously as Head of the department of Educational Sciences at Leuven (2001-2004), Head of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at Kortrijk (2004-2009), and Coordinator of the Human Sciences at Kortrijk (2007-2009). Lectures at the campus Kortrijk: history of education and history of behavioral sciences, and at the main campus in Leuven: history of modern educational systems. His main research interests are: 1. History of educational and behavioral sciences, especially pedology, experimental pedagogy, and educational psychology; 2. History of education at large in Belgium (especially primary education); 3. International historiography of education (including theoretical, methodological and conceptual issues); 4. History of colonial and postcolonial education (especially Congo).

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Inés Dussel


Inés Dussel
Researcher and Professor at the Department of Educational Research, CINVESTAV

Bio and Research Interest

Born in the US but raised in Argentina, Inés Dussel became a researcher in education early on her career, doing studies in the history and sociology of education. She directed the Education Area of the Latin American School for Social Sciences in Argentina from 2001 to 2008. At this institution she ran projects on media literacy, citizenship education, and curriculum reform, which included research, teacher education, and media production. She created the network “Tramas” for audiovisual literacy and citizenship education with colleagues from Argentina, Chile, and Perú. She was an advisor to the Program Conectar Igualdad, which distributed laptops to 5 million secondary school students in Argentina. She moved to Mexico City in 2011, where she became Researcher and Professor at the Department of Educational Research, CINVESTAV.

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Kadriye Ercikan


Professor and Director of Cross-cultural Assessment and Research Methods in Education (CARME)

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST
Educational measurement and research methods in education
Cross-cultural and language issues in measurement
Validity of assessment and research generalizations

SELECTED POSITIONS
Member, International Test Commission Council (2012 - )
Member, Board of Directors of the National Council on Measurement in Education (2008-2011)
Member of the US National Academy of Sciences Committee on Foundations of Assessment (1998-2001)
Associate of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (2000 – present)

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Gustavo E. Fischman


Professor, Arizona State University

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST
His areas of specialization are comparative education, knowledge mobilization, and gender studies in education.

SELECTED POSITIONS:
Coordinator of the area Research Communities, Public Knowledge and Democracy, FLACSO, Brazil.
Member of the international board of reviewers of the FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal)
Member of the Scientific Council of Redalyc. The Latin American Network of Scientific publications (Mexico)
Lead editor of Education Policy Analysis Archives
Co-editor of Education Review/Reseñas Educativas,

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Barry J. Fraser


Barry J. Fraser
John Curtin Distinguished Professor, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Research Interests

Main research interests: Science education; learning environments; educational evaluation

After a period as a secondary-school science and mathematics teacher in Melbourne, my first university appointments were at Monash University in Melbourne and Macquarie University in Sydney. In 1982, I moved to Curtin University in Perth where I still work today.

I have been the main supervisor/advisor for over 100 successfully-completed doctorates. My h-index is approximately 100 (Google Scholar).

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Patrick Griffin


Patrick Griffin
Emeritus Professor

Bio and Research Interest

Patrick Griffin held the Chair of Education (Assessment) and directed the Assessment Research Centre for more than 25 years. He was the Associate Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.  He is one of six Australians Fellows of the International Academy of Education. He was a psychometric project team leader for UNESCO in southern Africa, and was awarded, in 2005, a UNESCO Research Medal by the Assembly of Ministers of Education from Southern African nations. He developed a system of teacher assessment signed into law by the Vietnam Government and applied to more than 380,000 teachers. He has led the development of leadership frameworks for the Australia Institute of Teaching and School Leadership.  His work continues to focus on item response modelling applications to performance assessment with a formative focus. He was the executive director of the Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills Project is the lead editor of the ATC21S series.  Volume 1 was published in 2012; Volume 2 in 2014 and  Volume 3 is in progress for release in 2017. He is currently redeveloping that work with UNESCO to develop a global framework for a curriculum transition to future competencies. In 2014 his work in linking assessment to teaching was published as ‘Assessment for Teaching’ by Cambridge University Press. 

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Eric A. Hanushek

Eric A. Hanushek
Eric A. Hanushek
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution of Stanford University

Research Interest

His research centers on the economic analysis of educational issues with special emphasis on the determinants of student achievement. Specific analyses include the importance of teacher quality, the impacts of high stakes accountability, and the value of class size reduction. Recent work has also focused on the economic value, both to individuals and to nations, of cognitive skills.

Positions

--Chairman, Executive Committee, Texas Schools Project at the University of Texas at Dallas
--Research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
--Research fellow, IZA Institute of Labor Economics
--Area coordinator, Economics of Education, CESifo Research Network

 

 

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María de Ibarrola


María de Ibarrola

Professor and Researcher, Cinvestav 3E,
Department of Educational Research, Center for Research and Advanced Studies, Mexico

Bio and Research Interest

Born in Mexico City, she studied Sociology in the Faculty of Political Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Obtained a Master’s Degree in Sociology in the University of Montreal, P.Q. Canada, and a Doctor’s in Science degree (Educational Research) at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Mexico. 

She has been a National Researcher since 1984, in the highest Rank since 1993.

Her career in Educational Research allowed her to work as an educational researcher ( and learn to do so by experience )  in  three of the main educational Research centers in Mexico: Centro de Estudios Educativos A.C. (México), the first modern educational Research center in the country,  and in the Commission for New Teaching Methods of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where she started and developed a line of research on curriculum design. She was also the founder of the Sociology of Education course at the Faculty of Social and Political Studies of the said University.

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Claudia Jacinto


Claudia Jacinto
Principal researcher at Centro de Estudios Sociales (CIS-CONICET)
based at the Social and Economic Development Institute (IDES), Argentina,
and Professor, University of Buenos Aires.

Bio and Research Interest

Professor Jacinto has conducted numerous projects and research studies concerning youth transitions, education, vocational training and employment, linking the fields of sociology of education, sociology of work, and sociology of youth. In 1993, she received a fellowship and later became a member of the technical board of the Latin American Network of Education and Work, founded by the well-known Argentinean sociologist, Dr. María Antonia Gallart and later coordinated by Academy Fellow Dr. María de Ibarrola. From 2004 to 2011, she coordinated RedEtis, a Latin American network of education, work and social inclusion.

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