Nazarbayev University (KZ)
Dr. Anna CohenMiller is an arts-based qualitative research methodologist and award-winning educator who examines issues of equity and inclusion in higher education in Kazakhstan and internationally. She specializes in addressing issues of gender in education and on improving teaching and learning across educational contexts. Dr. CohenMiller has a background in spearheading and fostering international collaboration across interdisciplinary, grant-funded teams and community initiatives, such as Co-Founding Director of The Consortium of Gender Scholars (Kazakhstan, www.gen-con.org) leading a partnership with the Asian Qualitative Research Association; Founder of The Motherscholar Project (www.motherscholar.org), and founding and leading the editorship of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy (www.journaldialogue.org). Dr. CohenMiller regularly speaks at local and international venues about qualitative research including on topics of social justice, innovation, and demystifying research practices.