Xiong Her is a second-year Master’s student in the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education. He seeks to understand how informational communication and technology in education intertwines with humanitarian, political, and economic issues, and how to incorporate technological advances to enhance the learning of marginalized populations. These interests derived from his experiences working with UNESCO Bangkok to promote lifelong learning and non-formal education initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as with the Council for Opportunity in Education to advocate at U.S. Congress to increase educational funding to serve first-generation and low-income students. He received his B.A. in Political Science and International Affairs from Marquette University.
Expertise: Asia-Pacific, Development, Human Rights, International Relations, Migration