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About Vilma Seeberg

Vilma Seeberg is associate professor for International/Multicultural Education in Cultural Foundations in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University and holds affiliate faculty status with women’s studies. She teaches courses in Globalization and Education, Comparative International Education, and Multicultural Education. Prior to joining KSU in 1989, she was a founder, teacher, principal and of a secondary “street academy,” a World Bank consultant, and a visiting professor in China. She speaks her native German, Chinese, as well as French, but prefers English. She has long studied the role of education in development, education in China, published two books on literacy policy and practice, and more recently focused on new ways of understanding girls’ schooling empowerment. Critical and post-structuralist theories, the human development and capability approach inform her research. She is principal investigator leading a team of researchers on Black-American Students’ Success in the Suburb: The Untold Stories of Family Engagement, which she is currently turning into a book.

Positions

Present College of Education, Health and Human Services, Kent State University
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Present Foundations, Leadership, Administration School, Kent State University
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Present Cultural Foundations, Kent State University
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Present Associate Professor, Kent State University
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Curriculum Vitae



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Girls' Education & Empowerment (3)

Research Works (1)

Rural Education in China and its Social and Policy Context (3)

Women's Gender Identity in Asia (1)

Multi-ethnic Education (2)

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