Philip Plourde

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Philip Plourde

EDUCATION:

M.A. International Affairs; Ohio University
M.A. Applied Linguistics; Ohio University
B.S. Business Management; Western New England University

DOMESTIC EXPERIENCE:

  • Directed the CIEP at the University of Northern Iowa since 2007.
  • Taught English language learners in programs at Ohio University, Southern Illinois University, Vanderbilt University and University of Northern Iowa .
  • Worked for international relief and development programs headquartered in New York City.
  • Taught Federal Job Corps Program participants from Boston, New York, and Hartford.
  • Authored numerous articles for publications related to English language instruction.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Taught English to education majors at Mubon Chombung Teachers’ College in Thailand as a World Teach volunteer under the auspices of Harvard University.
  • Participant in Southeast Asian Summer Institute at University of Hawaii.
  • Worked in rural development as U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippine Islands.
  • Presented various topics on English language education to university faculties in Russia and Thailand.
  • Visited numerous colleges and universities around the world including Russia, Finland, Japan, Thailand, and Turkey.

WHY DO YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?

I enjoy the exchange of culture and perspectives internationals provide me in my work and life. They remind me daily that we are all part of a larger world which is both challenging and interesting. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

philip.plourde@uni.edu

319-273-2182

Bartlett 3023

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