Ekaterina Strekalova-Hughes

Ekaterina Strekalova-HughesAssistant Professor, Early Childhood Education

Curriculum Vitae

Degrees

  • Ph.D.,  State University of New York at Buffalo
  • M.A.,  Volgograd State Pedagogical University, Russia

Research Interests

  • Education of refugee children, intercultural sensitivity, creativity in a diverse classroom

Publications

  • Duarte, G. & Strekalova-Hughes, E. S. (Eds.). (2015). Education diplomacy in action. Washington, DC: ACEI.
  • Strekalova-Hughes, E. S. (2015). Intercultural sensitivity and education diplomacy among teachers of refugee children in the United States. In G. Duarte & E.S. Strekalova-Hughes (Eds.), Education diplomacy in action (pp. 37-50). Washington, DC: ACEI.
  • Strekalova-Hughes, E., Maarouf, S., & Keskin, B. (2015). Influences of childhood experiences on early childhood education students. Journal of Education and Future, 8, 1-14.
  • Frolov, D., Strekalova, E. S., & Essary, J. (2013). Institutional problems in Russian education: How to move towards a knowledge-based economy. Knowledge Cultures, 1(3), 55–64.

Professional Activities

Presentations

  • Strekalova-Hughes, E.S. & Wang, X. C. (2015, April). Power of words: Exploring storytelling practices of refugee families. Poster presented at the 2015 AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Wang, X. C. & Strekalova-Hughes, E.S. (2015, April). Exploring family storytelling with young children in refugee communities. Paper presented at the 2015 AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Grants

  • Strekalova-Hughes, E. S. (November 2014). Improving early childhood education in Nepal. University Grants, Columbus State University (CSU)
  • Strekalova-Hughes, E. S. and Wang, X. C. (February 2013). Power of words: Exploring storytelling practices of refugee families. Educational Research Service Project Grant, American Education Research Association (AERA)

Awards

  • Faculty Research and Scholarship Honoree, Columbus State University (2015)
  • Faculty Writing Fellowship Award, Columbus State University (2014)