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Fellow
Ghosh
Ratna
Current position: 
Distinguished James McGill Professor and Macdonald Professor
Current nationality: 
Canada
Current residence: 
Canada
Affiliation/Institution: 
McGill University
Biodata: 
Ghosh is Distinguished James McGill Prof. and Macdonald Prof. of Education, McGill University, Montréal, Canada. Dean of Education (1998-­‐2003), she is Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (chaired the Standing Committee: Advancement for Women in Scholarship for two terms); Member, Order of Canada (2000); Officer, Order of Quebec (2005); and Full Member, European Acad. of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Paris (1999). A recipient of several national and international awards she is past pres., American Comparative and International Education Society (2011-­‐12) and former pres., Shastri Indo-­‐Canadian Institute (1988-­‐90). Her research spans Asia, Africa, Latin America and Canada. Author of several books including Education and the Politics of Difference (2004, 2013), Redefining Multicultural Education (1996, 2004, 2014), on editorial boards of several international journals, and was featured in Time Magazine, Canadian Ed., (13.10.2003) in an article on 'Canada's Best in Education'. Her current research on the role of education in countering violent extremism (religious and right-wing) has resulted in several important publications, grants, conference presentations and keynote speeches.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
8 - Decent work and economic growth
10 - Reduced inequality
15 - Life on land
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Education and Human Development, Gender Studies, Globalization, Diversity and Social Justice, Education and Security, violent extremism.
Past nationality: 
India
Elected
2011
Place of Birth: 
Shillong
Country of birth: 
India
Section:
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Last updated on 12/03/2018