Irina Shcheglova is currently pursuing her PhD in Education at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. She is also working as an Analyst of the project “Student Experience in the Research University” (SERU-I). Irina is responsible for supporting the establishment and maintenance of an overall evaluation framework, processes and procurement mechanisms to measure, assess and report on ongoing, mid-term and final program results.
Irina Shcheglova holds a M.Ed. in Education from Kent State University. Her interests include international comparative higher education, internationalization of education, and test development.
Irina has experience working as a resource intern at NGO Global Business School Network in Washington D.C. Also, she was a member of a team of specialists who worked on the assessment tool SAM (School Achievements Monitoring) to estimate young schoolchildren’s proficiency in Math and the Russian language at the HSE Center of Education Quality Monitoring. In addition, she worked for two years in the field of international education as an Engagement Coordinator in the Office of Global Education at Kent State University in Ohio, USA, and as a Study Abroad Manager at HSE, Russia.
During her stay at CSHE, Irina is working on the research proposal “Students’ Multi-Engagement in University Life as a Factor of Academic Achievement” which has potential for improving understanding of the complex issues associated with the value of undergraduate degrees in Russian and American Universities.