Dr Elena Minina
Lecturer in International and Comparative Education
Dr. Elena Minina is a comparative education researcher, cultural sociologist and computational linguist.
Elena has over 20 years of experience in academic research, teaching, research consultancy and education policy development across various cultural settings, including the UK, the US, Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa and post-Soviet countries.
Dr. Minina's current research combines in-depth intercultural analysis of educational policies and practices with computational methodologies.
- International Comparative Education
- Cultural Sociology
- Critical Public Policy
- Computational social sciences
- Bit Qualitative Data
- Corpus Linguistics
- Discourse Analysis
Dr. Minina is happy to supervise MA and PhD theses on a wide range of comparative education and cultural sociology topics, including, for example, neoliberal expansion in education worldwide, post-socialist and post-colonial educational transformation, ideological underpinnings of education and grassroots cultural interpretations of education reforms.
Elena is particularly interested in working with students who have an interest and skills in computational social sciences, big qualitative data and corpus research.
At King’s, Elena contributes to teaching, module coordination and programme administration in a range of modules across MA education programmes in the School of Education, Communication & Society, including:
- International and Comparative Education.
- Education and International Development.
- Research Methods for International Education.