Elise S. Ahn

KIMEP University, Kazakhstan


Elise S. Ahn is an Assistant Professor at KIMEP University’s Language Center. She is also the graduate program coordinator for the Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Language. She graduated with her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) in May 2011 in Education Policy Studies with a concentration on comparative and international education and program evaluation. She co-edited Language Change in Central Asia with Juldyz Smagulova, which will be published by Mouton de Gruyter in 2016. Additionally, she has a number of forthcoming articles on education access and inequality and using spatial analysis in the construction of social structures. Her research interests focus on the intersection of space, structure, and scale in examining the effects of internationalization and globalization in education and policy production processes. She is also interested in issues related to language, education and equity/access with a focus on urban contexts.

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