Murod Ismailov, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Transformative Education at the University of Tsukuba, and a Visiting Professor of Policy Studies at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan. He previously served as Dean of the School of International Relations at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.
Murod's current teaching and research interests are cross-disciplinary and include (1) Transformative Education and Curriculum Reform in CAMCA Region and the Asia-Pacific, (2) Media and Technology for Learning; (3) Educational Psychology and Learner-Centered Education, and (4) Sustainability and Climate Change Education.
His research appeared in many international journals, including Interactive Learning Environments, Educational Psychology, The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, E-Learning and Digital Media, Sustainability, Frontiers in Psychology, Cogent Education, F1000Research, Education Sciences, International Higher Education, The Proceedings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and others. His policy-focused articles were featured in The Diplomat, The Central-Asia Caucasus Analyst, and other publications. He is a co-author of Social Capital Construction and Governance in Central Asia (Palgrave MacMillan, New York 2017).
He is an editor of Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers in Education, and Sustainability peer-reviewed international academic journals, and a peer-reviewer for over twenty established journals in the field of teaching and learning, STEM, sustainability, area studies, and others.