The U.S. Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) comprises over 3,000 members.
It has grown exponentially over the past few years. More than half of its members live outside the United States. Approximately one-third are professors or educational researchers based at universities one-third are graduate students in education, development studies, or the social sciences one-third are professionals working either in foundations or in bilateral and multilateral cooperation agencies.
The program of the CIES 2009 conference will reflect these constituents of the Society. A series of invited lectures and panels will complement the papers presented by members.