• Congrats to Dr. Sabzalieva!

    Dr. Emma Sabzalieva’s thesis Responding to major institutional change: The fall of the Soviet Union and higher education in Central Asia won the 2021 Comparative & International Education Society Eurasia Special Interest Group Dissertation Award. Congratulations, Emma! Continue reading

  • New Research: Gender Gaps Among Elite Scientists

    New research by our team just published in PLOS One investigates gender gaps in scientific productivity and recognition among elite scientists in Canada, the US, and South Africa. Based on the analysis of a unique, hand-curated dataset including 943 researchers holding prestigious research chairs, our results show that even among elite scientists a pattern of… Continue reading

  • Congrats to Dr. Sabzalieva!

    On Sept 1, Emma Sabzalieva successfully defended her PhD thesis “Responding to Major Institutional Change: The Fall of the Soviet Union and Higher Education in Central Asia.” Her thesis examines how the higher education systems of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan coped with a momentous disruption – the collapse of the Soviet Union. Combining in-depth accounts… Continue reading


Creso Sá is a Distinguished Professor of Science Policy, Higher Education, and Innovation at the University of Toronto. He is also Chair of the Department of Leadership, Higher & Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).

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