Assistant Professor & Assistant Director
B.E (L.D. College of Engineering); FPM (Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad) (2019)
Samet Kuril has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering (L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, 2004-2008). He has worked for about five and half years as a software engineer and a teacher in government and private institutions, before joining the FPM at IIM Ahmedabad in 2014. He is a fitness enthusiast and likes to read books and watch movies. Most of his research is based on primary data collected through field visits and involves both quantitative and qualitative analysis. He is interested in school leadership, teachers’ professional development, policy innovation, policy enactment, decentralized governance in education, formative assessment, and student motivation. His doctoral research is on the professional development of government school principals where he used mixed methods to assess the effectiveness of a training intervention. The title of his thesis is “Change in leadership behaviour through online professional development programs – Contextualizing “community” based on identity, cohesion, and intentionality”.