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Val Rust

Department: Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
2141 Moore Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel: 310-825-9386
Fax: 310-794-4428

Keywords: Asia, Education, Education Abroad, History, Study Abroad

Val Rust, Professor of Social Sciences and Comparative Education, is Director of the UCLA Education Abroad Program and Associate Director of the Center for International and Development Education (CIDE).

His teaching interests relate cultural and intercultural values to the operation of schools. Research interests involve intercultural educational activities; international educational research concentrating on contemporary European education. Special interests are with the politics of school reform, institutional renewal, and education in rapidly changing environments.

Among his publications are: The unification of German education (Garland Publishers), Education and the values crisis in central and Eastern Europe (Peter Lang), Teachers and teaching in the developing world (Garland Publishers), The democratic tradition and the evolution of schooling in Norway (Greenwood Press), Can schools learn? (with P. Dalin) (National Foundation for Educational Research)