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Ross, Heidi
Professor
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
 
Director
East Asian Studies Center
 
Co-Director
Australian National University - Indiana University Pan Asia Institute
 
Member
Advisory Board, Center for the Study of Global Change
4238 W.W. Wright Building
and
201 W. Memorial Hall, EASC
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 856-8389      E-mail: haross@indiana.edu    

Heidi Ross Ross is Director of the East Asian Studies Center and Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University. She is also Co-director of the Australian National University-Indiana University Pan Asia Institute. Dr. Ross earned her B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature at Oberlin College, an M.A. in Education and Applied Linguistics at the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations, Policy, and Administration at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ross has taught and consulted at numerous institutions in East Asia and has served as president of the Comparative and International Education Society, co-editor of Comparative Education Review, and Chair of Educational Studies and Director of Asian Studies at Colgate University. Ross has published widely on Chinese education, gender and schooling, and qualitative research methodology, and her books include China Learns English (Yale), The Ethnographic Eye (Garland), and Taking Teaching Seriously (Paradigm). She is currently leading two field-based projects in the PRC on student engagement in Chinese higher education and girls' educational access and attainment in rural Shaanxi. In 2011 Ross received Indiana University's prestigious Presidential Award for excellence in teaching. She is also a 2012 recipient of Indiana University's John W. Ryan Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Programs and Studies.

Research Interests: Comparative and International Education; Chinese education; Gender, Schooling and Social Stratification; Student Engagement; Narrative and Relational Research Theories

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