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Rakha Zabin

PhD Candidate, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Brock University

I am a third-year Ph.D. Candidate at the Joint Ph.D. Program in Educational Studies at Brock University specializing in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. I am currently employed as the President and CEO of the Brock Graduate Students' Association. Earlier, I worked proactively as an instructor, teaching assistant, writing mentor, and advanced educational tutor at the Faculty of Education, Brock University. I am currently working as an academic reviewer for several international journals along with a research assistant position. Earlier, I worked as an Advanced Educational Development Intern at Brock University where I assisted in the development of global educational resources accessible to educators in order to promote the UNESCO ICT CFT 2030 framework and share further recommendations for its feasibility and sustenance. I hold another Master's in TESOL and a Bachelor of Arts in English, majoring in Linguistics from North South University. Also, I have pursued a Master of Education degree specializing in the field of Administration and Educational Leadership, with a major research paper published.


  • 2019–present
    Research Assistant, Brock University
  • 2022–present
    Instructor, Brock University
  • 2023–present
    President and CEO, Brock University Graduate Students' Association


  • 2019 
    Brock University, Master of Education-Administration and Educational Leadership


  • 2022
    International Student Challenges Further Amplified in the Era of a Pandemic: A Tale of a Bangladeshi Graduate Student. , Journal of International Students
  • 2022
    The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Ontario International Graduate Students: An Auto-Ethnography, Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education: Ottawa, Ontario, CA
  • Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences: Ottawa, ON, CA
  • Canadian Writing Centres Association (CWCA): Durham, NS, US