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Monisha Bajaj

Professor of International and Multicultural Education

Dr. Monisha Bajaj is professor of international and multicultural education at the University of San Francisco, where she directs the MA program in human rights education. She has authored seven books, including the award-winning Schooling for Social Change: The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India (Bloomsbury, 2012), as well as numerous articles. Bajaj has also developed curriculum—particularly related to peace education, human rights, ethnic studies, and sustainability—for nonprofit organizations and inter-governmental organizations, such as UNICEF and UNESCO. She received the 2015 Ella Baker/Septima Clark Human Rights Award from Division B of the American Educational Research Association. Her TEDx Talk on educating for peace and human rights can be found here.

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