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M.A. Shana Kennedy-Salchow


Freie Universität Berlin

Arbeitsbereich Bildungsforschung und Soziale Systeme


Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin

Akademische Ausbildung

2012 bis jetzt

Doktorandin der Erziehungswissenschaften

Humboldt Universität (Dissertation am 13.10.2017 abgegeben)

Berlin (Deutschland)

2003- 2005

Studium “Economics and Education”

Abschluss: Masters of Arts

Teachers College, Columbia University

New York, NY (USA)

1999- 2002

Studium der Erziehungswissenschaften

Abschluss: Masters of Science

LeMoyne College

Syracuse, NY (USA)


Studium der Biologie

Abschluss: Bachelors of Science

State University of New York at Fredonia

Fredonia, NY (USA)


2016- 2017


Senior Education and Business Strategist






2011- 2012

Robert Bosch Stiftung Transatlantic Fellow

Deutscher Industrie und Handelskammertag (DIHK)

-Berufsbildungsexport Projekt


-Hochschule und Ausbildung Projekte

Connecticut State Department of Education

Policy Director


Connecticut Council for Education Reform

Co-Executive Director/Interim Executive Director                           

2005- 2010

Senior Associate for Practice and Policy

The Education Trust, Washington, DC


Teacher Facilitator

New York City Department of Education: Region 10 Summer Reading Institute

September 2003-Juni 2004

Lead Writing Teacher

New York City Department of Education: Public School 36

September 2002-Juni 2005

Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

New York City Department of Education: Public School 36

September 2001-Juli 2002

Kindergarten Teacher

Carl C. Icahn Charter School, South Bronx, NY




Sonstige Sprache

Deutsch, Sehr Gute Kenntnisse (C1 Zertifikat, Telc)

Veröffentlichungen (Auswahl)

Kenndy-Salchow, Shana (forthcoming). Corporate Philanthropy in STEM Education in the U.S. and Germany: Policy Paradigms or Just More Acronyms? In Thomas Höhne and Clemens Striebing (Eds), Stiftungen im Schulwesen.

Kennedy, Shana and Rita Nikolai (2014). Racing to Reform in the United States and Germany. American Studies Journal, Vol. 58.

Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement (2010). Every Child Should Have A Chance to Be Exceptional Without Exception. Note: the writing was a collaborative process between the Chairman of the Commission and me.

Präsentationen (Auswahl)

Dual Vocational Training: What is it and does it make sense for the U.S.? Transatlantic Core Group Meeting in Charlotte, November 2016

Von Tiger Moms, Helikopter Eltern und Soccer Moms, Carl Schurz Haus, January 2015.

School Reform in the U.S. and Germany: Comparing Apples to Oranges? U.S. Embassy Teacher Academy, 2013.

Analyzing Transcripts and Master Schedules to Promote College and Career Readiness for All. Education Trust National Conference, 2009.