Maia Chankseliani is Associate Professor of Comparative and International Education and course leader for MSc in Comparative and International Education.
Maia Chankseliani’s research in comparative and international education examines participation in and outcomes of higher education and VET/apprenticeships. She draws primarily on the scholarship in social and political theory and also employs ideas from history, economics, geography, and demography to understand of how macro- and meso-level factors link with individual opportunities of accessing and benefitting from post-compulsory education at home and abroad. Methodologically, she moves between qualitative and quantitative methods. She often complements secondary data analysis with narratives from semi-structured interviews and contextualised case studies.
Maia Chankseliani brings to her role experience of education research, teaching, policy-making, leadership, and consultancy in different international contexts.
She holds BA in Philology from Tbilisi State University (Georgia), Ed. M in International Education Policy from Harvard University (USA), and PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge (UK).
Maia Chankseliani serves on the editorial boards of the following journals: Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, Research in Comparative and International Education, and Cambridge Journal of Eurasian Studies. Maia Chankseliani is on the Educational Sciences Panel at the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia).