André Elias Mazawi is Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia. A sociologist of education by training, he is interested in understanding how state policies, geopolitics, and popular culture contribute to the construction of imaginaries of schooling and higher education and their effects on the articulation of governance regimes and policyscapes. He has published widely on these issues, with particular reference to Mediterranean and Middle East societies. He is also Affiliate Professor with the Euro-Mediterranean Centre of Educational Research at the University of Malta, and serves on the Advisory Editorial Board of Postcolonial Directions in Education.
Most of his publications can be consulted in University of British Columbia website.