Welcome to the Education Scholarship Global Observatory

ERGO is a project on the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder. As a signatory to the Budapest Open Access Initiative, the ERGO is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of open access ("free to read") scholarship in education. Read about Open Access publishing in the Wikipedia.

The Education Scholarship Global Observatory is directed by Gene V Glass and Gustavo E. Fischman.

Gene V Glass
Gene V Glass is a Researcher in the National Education Policy Center (http://nepc.colorado.edu) at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a Regents' Professor Emeritus from Arizona State University. Trained originally in statistics, his interests broadened to include psychotherapy research, evaluation methodology, and policy analysis. He is Editor for English of the Education Review/Reseñas Educativas (http://www.edrev.info). He was twice (1968, 1970) honored with the Palmer O. Johnson award of the American Educational Research Association; and in 1984, he received the Paul Lazarsfeld Award of the American Evaluation Association. He is a recipient of the Cattell Award of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. His work on meta-analysis of psychotherapy outcomes (with M.L. Smith) was named as one of the Forty Studies that Changed Psychology in the book of the same name by Roger R. Hock (1999). His PhD was awarded by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in educational psychology with a minor in statistics in 1965.

Gustavo E. Fischman
Gustavo E. Fischman, an Associate Professor at Arizona State University, is a scholar in comparative education, cultural studies, critical pedagogy, and the development of participatory and action-oriented research programs. Dr. Fischman grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he studied education at the University of Buenos Aires. As a member of an interdisciplinary team (1985-1992), Dr. Fischman was engaged in a participatory research project with Mapuche indigenous communities in Buenos Aires, Neuquen, and Río Negro (Argentina). In 1992, Dr. Fischman moved to the United States to pursue his doctoral studies at University of California, Los Angeles. In 1997, Dr. Fischman obtained his PhD in social sciences and comparative education from UCLA after completing a qualitative research project focusing on gender and class dynamics in teacher education. His doctoral dissertation obtained the 1997 Gail P. Kelly outstanding dissertation of the year award of the Comparative and International Education Society. He is the author of Imagining Teachers: Rethinking Teacher Education and Gender and La Ley y La Tierra: Historia De Un Despojo En La Tribu Mapuche De Los Toldos and has co-edited Crisis and Hope: The Educational Hopscotch of Latin America, and Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies, and Global Conflicts. He serves in several editorial boards, and is the Editor of Education Policy Analysis Archives/Archivos Analiticos de Politicas Educativas (http://www.epaa.info) and Editor for Spanish and Portuguese of Education Review/Reseñas Educativas. Fluent in English, Portuguese and his native Spanish, and has been a visiting scholar at universities in Argentina, Brazil, England and Mexico and has lectured throughout Latin America and the United States, and at universities in England, Canada, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and China.