Instructor: Zarrina Azizova

Zarrina Azizova

Dr. Azizova is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education, Health &behavior at the University of North Dakota specializing in sociology of higher education, access and success, and diversity and inclusion. Prior to her current work Dr. Azizova was a visiting professor at Oklahoma State University. She held various academic administration positions in two different higher education systems: the UK and post-Soviet with a transitioning economy. While being involved in the formative stage of Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) - a joint venture between the UK and Uzbekistan - Dr. Azizova's professional experience included ex-officio membership in the executive body and academic council of WIUT and her responsibilities ranged from deliberating and implementing academic policies, facilitating organizational development and growth, supervising development and enhancement of academic assessment system, safeguarding academic quality assurance principles, maintaining partnerships with the University of Westminster's (London) liaisons and external examiners, and supervising student admission/enrollment processes and other areas of student administration. Dr. Azizova earned her Bachelor of Arts from Uzbek State University of World Languages, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, her Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Classes by this instructor

EDL 2900: ONL: Leading & Learning with Diversity
The purpose of this one-credit course is two-fold: (1) to engage educators in personal reflections about diversity issues in an educational organization, and (2) to help educators develop leadership practices that support diverse organizational environments.
January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2025
This course is designed for a self-pace mode of learning and a professional development opportunity for professionals. It will prepare you for change towards a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.
August 1, 2021 to August 1, 2023