University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, New York, NY, USA
with distinction, Comparative Education and History/Political Sociology,
International and Comparative Education, October, 2000
University, Teachers College, New York, NY, USA
International and Comparative Education, May, 1997
Education Administration and Leadership, May, 1996
Of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
B.A., Linguistics and
Literature, June, 1994
University, College of Education, Bethlehem, PA, USA
and International Education (CIE)
Professor and Program Director, Spring 2011-present
Professor, Fall 2007–Spring 2011
Teachers College, Columbia University,
New York, NY, USA
Department of International and
Professor, Fall 2005
(Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research),
Science and Public Administration Department, Assistant Professor, 2003–2004
Society Institute/Soros Foundations, New
York, USA & Almaty, Kazakhstan
Policy Programs, Senior Education Advisor, 2002–2007
Open Society Institute/Soros
Foundations, NY, USA
Education Network Programs, Education Consultant, 1999–2001
The Soros Foundation Latvia,
of Education Program, Program Officer, 1997 – 1999
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
International Education Society (since 1996)
Association for Cooperation in Education (since 1997)
the Study of Nationalities (since 1999)
Education Research Association (since 2008)
Association for the Advancement of Baltic
Studies (since 2008)
Silova, I. ( 2014). The interplay of “posts” in
comparative education: Post-socialism and post-colonialism after the cold war.
In L. Vegas (Ed.), Empires,
post-coloniality and interculturality: Comparative education between past,
post, and present. Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
Silova, I., Mead, M.A., & Palandjian, G. (2014). Pedagogies of space:
(Re)mapping territorities, borders, and identities in post-Soviet textbooks. In
J. Williams (Ed.), (Re)Constructing memory:
School textbooks, identity, and the pedagogies and politics of imagining
103-130). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
Mead, M. A. & Silova, I. (2013). Literacies of
(post)socialist childhood: Alternative
readings of socialist upbringings and neoliberal regimes. Globalization, Societies, Education, 11(2), 194–222.
Silova, I. & Eklof, B. (2013). Education in Eastern and Central Europe: Re-thinking
post-socialism in the context of globalization. In R. F. Arnove & C. A.
Torres (Eds.), Comparative education: The
dialectic between the global and the local (4th edition) (pp.
379-402). New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.
Silova, I. (2012). Contested
meanings of educational borrowing. In G. Steiner-Khamsi and F. Waldow (Eds.), World Yearbook of Education 2012: Policy
borrowing and lending in education (pp. 229-245). New York: Routledge.
Silova, I., Carney, S., & Rappleye, J. (2012). Between faith and
science: World culture theory and comparative education. Comparative
Education Review, 56(3), 366-393.
W. C. & Silova, I. (2011). The ignorant donor: A radical reimagination of
international aid, development, and education. Current Issues in Comparative Education, 13(1), 29-36.
Silova, I. (Ed.). (2011). Globalization on the margins: Education and
post-socialist transformations in Central Asia. Charlotte, NC:
Information Age Publishing.
Silova, I. (Ed.). (2010). Post-socialism is not
dead: (Re)reading the global in comparative education. Bingley, UK: Emerald
Silova, I. & Brehm, W. C. (2010). An
American construction of European education space. European Educational Research Journal, 9(4), 457-470.
Silova, I. (Ed.). (2009). Private supplementary tutoring in Central
Asia: New opportunities and burdens. Paris, France: UNESCO Institute of
International Educational Planning (IIEP).
I. (2009). Varieties of educational transformation: The post-socialist states
of Central/Southeastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. In R. Cowen &
A. Kazamias (Eds.), International
handbook of comparative education (pp. 295-320). Netherlands: Springer
Silova, I. & Steiner-Khamsi, G. (Eds.) (2008).
How NGOs react: Globalization and
education reform in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Mongolia. Bloomfield,
CT: Kumarian Press.
I. (2006). From sites of occupation to
symbols of multiculturalism: Re-conceptualizing minority education in
post-Soviet Latvia. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Silova, I., Budiene, V., & Bray, M.
(Eds.). (2006). Education in a hidden
marketplace: Monitoring of private tutoring. Budapest, Hungary: Education
Support Program of the Open Society Institute.
Contributed By: Olga
Mun and Iveta Silova