Clifton Beach, Karachi, Pakistan.  Photographer: Marko Kucher

Clifton Beach, Karachi, Pakistan. Photographer: Marko Kucher

About Me

I am a Senior Lecturer within the Education, Culture and Society Division at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. I am also the Associate Director of the International Educational Development program at Penn GSE. My university webpage can be found here.

A graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University, I earned my doctorate in International Educational Development (with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching). My research interests include immigrants and education, trans/nationalism and citizenship, education policy, curricular discourse, ethnography, and religion in education.  My practitioner work has focused on teacher education, curriculum development and pedagogy, and issues pertaining to school climate. My specific geographic/area interests are Pakistan/South Asia, Muslim majority societies, and the United States. For more details about my current and past work, please visit my research page.

Feel free to contact me with any questions/comments via email [agk at gse dot upenn dot edu] or twitter @AmeenaGK.