Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj

Professor, International and Multicultural Education


  • Education and Development in the Global South
  • Peace and Human Rights Education
  • Education for Immigrant and Refugee Youth

Research Areas

  • Education & International Development; International & Comparative Education
  • Human Rights Education
  • Peace Education
  • Educational Innovation in the Global South
  • Gender and Schooling
  • Global Education
  • Immigrants and Refugees


  • EdD, International Educational Development, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • MA, Latin American Studies, Stanford University
  • BA, Sociology, Stanford University


  • Bajaj, Monisha. (Ed.). (2017). Human rights education: Theory, research & praxis. Philadelphia:
  • University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Bajaj, Monisha. (2016). Peace Education: International Perspectives. New York & London:
  • Bloomsbury.
  • Bajaj, Monisha. (2016). Righting Wrongs: A Handbook of Child Rights for Teachers. Chennai:
  • Tulika Press.
  • Bajaj, M. (2011). Schooling for Social Change: The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education
  • in India. New York & London: Continuum. (Winner of the 2012 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book
  • Prize of the Comparative & International Education Society)
  • Bajaj, M. (Ed.) (2008). The Encyclopedia of Peace Education.  North Carolina: Information Age
  • Publishing.
  • Bajaj, M. (2003). Guía de Educación en Derechos Humanos. Santo Domingo: UNESCO.

Selected Publications

Selected Articles & Chapters

Additional Information

Public Scholarships

  • Blog Posts for the Teaching Tolerance Website of the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Blog Posts for the Global Partnership for Education, housed at the World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Online Curricular Resources