Joseph Zajda, BA (Hons), MA, MEd, Ph.D, FACE, is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Arts at the Australian Catholic University (Melbourne Campus). He specializes in globalisation and education policy reforms, social justice, history education, and values education. He has written and edited 28 books and over 100 book chapters and articles in the areas of globalisation and education policy, higher education, and curriculum reforms. Recent publications include: Zajda, J (2014).Globalisation and Neo-liberalism as Educational Policy in Australia. In H. Yolcu & D. Turner (Eds.), Neoliberal Education Reforms: A Global Analysis. New York: Taylor & Francis/Routledge; Zajda, J. (2014). The Russian Revolution. In G. Ritzer & J. M. Ryan (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization Online; Zajda, J. (2014). Values Education. In D. Phillips (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy. Thousand Oaks: Sage; Zajda, J. (Ed.). (2010). Zajda, J. (2011). Globalisation and Values Education in the history/Social Studies Classroom. Educational Practice and Theory, 33(1), 83-96. Global Pedagogies (Dordrecht: Springer), Zajda, J. (Ed.). (2010). Globalisation, Ideology and Education Policy Reforms, Globalization, Education and Social Justice (2010) (Dordrecht: Springer) & Schooling the New Russians (James Nicholas Publishers, 2008). He is also the editor of the twenty four-volume book series Globalisation and Comparative Education (Springer, 2009&2016). He edits World Studies in Education, Curriculum and Teaching, and Education and Society for James Nicholas Publishers. His works are found in 265 publications in 4 languages and 7,365 university library holdings globally. He is the recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Research Award, the Faculty of Education, the Australian Catholic University. The award recognises the high quality of research activities, and particularly celebrates sustained research that has had a substantive impact nationally and internationally. He was also a recipient of the Australian Awards for University Teaching in 2011 (Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, for an innovative, influential and sustained contribution to teacher education through scholarship and publication). He received the Vice Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award in April, 2004, at the Australian Catholic University (Melbourne Campus). He was awarded an ARC Discovery Grant (with Anthony Taylor (Monash University) for 2011-2013 for a comparative analysis of history national curriculum implementation in Russia and Australia ($315,000). Elected as Fellow of the Australian College of Educators (June 2013).