Professor, Dept. of Educational Policy Studies/Co-Director, Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
Dr. Ali A. Abdi teaches International Education and is the founding Co-Director, Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research (CGCER) in the Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta. He has authored, co-authored and co-edited 10 books including Culture, Education and Development in South Africa (2002), Education and the Politics of Difference (2004), Education and Social Development (2008), and Decolonizing Democratic Education (2008).
Dr. Abdi is also the founding editor of the refereed scholarly publication, Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, and founding co-editor of the new journal, Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry.