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Margaret Sutton

Associate Professor
W.W. Wright Education Building Room EDUCATION 4254
Phone : (812) 856-8368
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Department:  Education Leadership and Policy Studies
Affiliations:  Education Policy Studies, History, Philosophy & Comparative Education
My website:  http://profile.educ.indiana.edu/Default.aspx?alias=profile.educ.indiana.edu/msutton
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I am a Comparative Educator and an Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies. In that capacity, I teach Foundations courses in the teacher preparation programs as well as instructing graduate students in international/comparative education and in educational policy studies. I conduct  research on education and cultural change both outside and inside the U.S., with research and publications on educational policy formation in international assistance agencies; gender and education in the Third World; comparative multicultural policies; the sources and forms of global awareness among children and youth in the U.S.; and on citizenship and education around the world.


Ph.D. International Development Education June 1991, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

M.A., Philosophy of Education, May 1978, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada

B.A., Philosophy, June 1974, Seattle University, Seattle, WA


  • Doctoral Short-Term Program for Indonesian Visiting Scholars from State University of Malang
  • 2006 New IDEAS Partnership Program: Strengthening Institutional Capacity in Elementary Teacher Education

  • Executive Advisory Board member, Islamic Studies Program - Member of university-wide board advising the director of ISP
  • Coordinator, H340 Associate Instructors - Responsible for overseeing teaching of 5-6 Associate Instructors of H340: Education and American Culture.
  • Director of Masters Program in International/Comparative Education. - Correspond with prospective masters' students; review all applicants; advise Masters stduents.
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