Carol da Silva
School of Education, Teaching and Health
Additional Positions at AUAffiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies
- Dr. Carol DeShano da Silva’s research is concerned with improving the educational and life opportunities of marginalized children. Her main areas of research are policy and practice in language and literacy and teacher education. She takes an explicitly comparative and international perspective and is especially interested in education in Latin America and Lusophone countries. Dr. da Silva has contributed to educational projects in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and with immigrant and refugee populations in the United States. She has consulted or worked on education projects for USAID, The World Bank, and Save the Children, and has conducted fieldwork in Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Mozambique.
DegreesEducational Policy, Leadership and Instructional Practice/International Education, Harvard University, Ed.D.
Languages Spoken:Portuguese (Advanced), Spanish (Intermediate)
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
da Silva, C.D. (2012). “Reclutamiento de docentes: Orientaciones para el diseño de las políticas en América Latina.” Working Paper No. 62. Santiago, Chile: PREAL, http://www.preal.org/Archivos/Preal%20Publicaciones/PREAL%20Documentos/PREALDOC62.pdf
da Silva, C.D., Huguley, J., Kakli, Z. & Rao, R. (Eds.). (2007). The Opportunity Gap: Achievement and Inequality in Education, Harvard Education Publishing Group: Cambridge, MA, http://www.hepg.org/hep/book/64/TheOpportunityGap
Reimers, F., da Silva, C.D., & Trevino, E. (2006). “Where is The ‘Education’ in Conditional Cash Transfers?”, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Montreal, QC, http://www.uis.unesco.org/TEMPLATE/pdf/EducGeneral/WP4_Reimers.pdf.
Grants and Sponsored Research
da Silva, C.D. and Shaklee, B. (2012). Global Education for Teachers Collaborative. Funding through The Longview Foundation, $31,880.