Director, Elementary Teacher Preparation Program
Director, Center for Cultural Fluency/Bridging Cultures: US China Program
Julie Feldman-Abe, PhD is the Director of Elementary Teacher Preparation Program at Mount St. Mary’s College. She also directs the Mount’s Center for Cultural Fluency and is the director of the Bridging Cultures: US and China program.
Dr. Feldman-Abe completed her PhD at New York University. Her dissertation, entitled, “We’re All Foreigners Here: What Adult Mentors Learn from Youth in Urban Schools” explores the intercultural learning process of educators working with diverse youth. She has taught in a variety of public, private, and community-based settings in New York City and has also worked as an intercultural communication consultant in both educational and corporate settings. She received her BA in Psychology from Brown University. She has done research in Mexico, Brazil, and India, and speaks Spanish.
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