Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher

Senior Lecturer
Policy, Organizations, Leadership, and Systems Division

Director, International Educational Development Program


(215) 898-5004
  • Ed.D. (International Educational Development) Teachers College, Columbia University, 2008
  • P.D. (School Psychology) Fordham University, 2003
  • M.S.Ed. (Psychology of Bilingual Students) Fordham University, 2003
  • B.S. (Psychology, International Management Studies) University of Maryland at Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, 1999
Areas of Expertise
  • (Im)migrants and schooling
  • Civic engagement
  • Anti-Muslim racism/Islamophobia
  • Citizenship and trans/nationalism
  • Curriculum and pedagogy in international contexts
  • School climate
  • Educational development discourse


Education in Developing Countries: Socio-Cultural Perspectives (Fall)

IEDP-M Masters Proseminar: Tools, Techniques, and Ethics of Development Work (Fall)

IEDP-D Doctoral Proseminar (Spring)

Curriculum and Pedagogy in International Contexts (Spring)

Migration, Displacement, & Education (Summer I)

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