Diana Rodriguez-Gomez

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Diana Rodríguez Gómez is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, in Madison, US. Her research agenda engages with the fields of anthropology of the state, refugee studies, education in emergencies, and comparative and international education to examine the internal workings of educational systems in relation to peacebuilding efforts. With a regional focus on Latin America, through qualitative and ethnographic methodologies, she explores the everyday experiences of education stakeholders - particularly policymakers, street-level bureaucrats and youth - as they interact with educational policies amidst high levels of political violence. Diana earned her doctorate degree in international educational development from Teachers College of Columbia University, US, in 2016. She also holds a master's degree in international education and development from the University of Sussex in the UK.

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