Rohit Boggarm Setty

Manager, Seminar Instruction PhD Student

Rohit Setty is currently a doctoral candidate in the Teaching & Teacher Education Program at the University of Michigan. As a graduate student, his work focuses on the intersection of educational reforms and the practices of teacher training in international contexts. Having worked with teachers, policy makers, and political scientists in India over the past few years, his current work is an examination of the new national teacher education curriculum framework in India and the implementation and enactment of the bold reforms that it sets out.

Currently, Rohit has been awarded a USIEF Fulbright-Nehru grant. Under this grant, Rohit will be working with the Regional Institute of Education in Mysore, India. For eight months he will be studying the teacher training practices at this institution, and developing, conducting, implementing, and evaluating his own teacher educator training modules as part of his dissertation research.

Rohit earned his Bachelor's Degree in Social Science and Secondary Education from James Madison University in 1998. He completed his MA in South Asian Studies from the University of Michigan in 2007, where he explored educational issues in India through the multiple perspectives of history, anthropology, economics, business, religion, and architecture. He has taught in Virginia, Japan, and New Zealand as a secondary school teacher and has worked with in-service and pre-service Social Studies teachers across Michigan and in India over the last six years




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