Rosanne Elisabeth Tromp

Rosanne Elisabeth Tromp is an international education policy researcher. She currently holds a research position at the Free University of Amsterdam. She has lectured for the International Development Studies programme at the University of Amsterdam, as well as the Political Sciences department. She developed a BA course on Education and Development for the University of Michoacán in Mexico. Her PhD research was conducted for the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia, and concerned a multi-scalar analysis of the re-contextualisation of global education policy in Mexico.

Rosanne’s overall research focus has been on the human imagination, values, social practices and related knowledge systems that run through the institutions of education policy, and how these shape outcomes in terms of social justice. Her main areas of research are the global governance of education, the role of international organizations in education, the politics of education policy, education policy transfer, education policy enactment, education privatization, alternative education, indigenous and intercultural education, and teacher unions. 

Rosanne is a board member of the Netherlands Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (NALACS) as well as IDLeaks, a non-profit organization committed to better communication on international development. She co-founded the civil society organisation SMX, and is interested in human rights issues in Mexico. She has worked and lived extensively in Latin America, the UK and the US. Her work experience includes INGOs and a regional Ministry of Education in Mexico.

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