Department of Economics
Saltanat Kazhimuratova has ten years of university teaching and eight years of journalism experience. She has worked in the print media, where she focused on reporting social and political issues. She participated in the “Sustaining Democratic Press” editorial training program of the Thomson Foundation, UK, and undertook a study tour of media outlets in the USA, during which she visited ABC News, The Washington Post, the Discovery Channel, NBC, among others. Before joining KIMEP, Saltanat taught at other universities in Almaty, where she held senior positions, including Head of the Journalism Section at the Kazakh-American University and Chair of the English Language Department at the Almaty Institute of Language and Translation. In 2006 she was a visiting international scholar in the Journalism School at Michigan State University. She spent a semester there under the Junior Faculty Development Program. Saltanat is a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Journalism, Mass Communication, Higher Education, International Relations.
Kazakhstan and its role in Central Asia,” paper presented at the international conference – U.S. Interests in Central Asia and the Future of the Countries of the Region, Utah Valley State College, USA, March 17-19, 2006. Proceedings of the conference.
Publication in the book titled “JFDP – Reflections of Eurasian Scholars.” Publisher: Authorhouse (January 2007) with Milton Keynes, UK, Bloomington, IN. Language: English. ISBN-10: 1425974236. ISBN-13: 978-1425974237, Paperback: 148 pages. Editors: Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani, Tatyana Shadieva, Muhammad Imran. http://www.amazon.com/Jfdp-Reflections-Shadieva-Zeeshan-Ul-Hassan-Usmani/dp/1425974236/sr=1-1/qid=1170462606/ref=sr_1_1/103-6561826-1607037?ie=UTF8&s=books
Competitive Education Perspectives and Reforms of Higher Education in Kazakhstan.” Paper presented at the Junior Faculty Development Conference (JFDP) Development of Competitive Higher Education: International Experience and Challenges in Kazakhstan. May 26-27, 2007, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Published in the Proceedings of the conference, Almaty: LEM Printing House, May, 2007.