Raisa Belyavina, firstname.lastname@example.org
Raisa Belyavina is a PhD Candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her doctoral research focuses on teacher policies in Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Belyavina has worked on research around education quality, teacher recruitment and retention, and remuneration, including in Armenia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan, as well as in South Korea, and the United States. From 2010-2014, Ms. Belyavina was Senior Researcher Officer at the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York, where she managed a global project to track global student mobility and published research on the internationalization of higher education and investigated new trends in global education such as the rise of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Prior to IIE, Raisa was a Fulbright fellow and teacher in South Korea and worked in the education sector in the United States. Raisa has a B.A. in Political Science and Russian Literature from Columbia University and an M.A. and M.Phil in international education from Teachers College, Columbia University.