Bjorn Nordtveit, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration

B.A., (History) Panteon-Sorbonne
B.A., Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales
Master of Philosophy, Sorbonne
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2005

(413) 545-0764

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Room 279, Hills House South
Amherst, MA 01003

Professional Interests: 

Aid effectiveness in education and development: public-private partnerships; bilateral aid and cooperation in education; and emerging donors (especially China). Contexts of adversity: creation of child-friendly learning environments that are protective of vulnerable children; child labor and education; poverty alleviation; and the study of resilience in contexts of adversity.