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Prof. Kathleen A. Modrowski

Kathleen Modrowski is Dean of the Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH) of O.P. Jindal Global University, where she teaches courses in Social Science Research Methods, directs courses in field-based, experiential learning and is chair of the University Sexual Harassment Committee. Prof. Modrowski studied in the United States and France where she received an advanced degree in cultural anthropology and ethnology of the Arab world at the School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS). Prof. Modrowski held faculty and administrative position Long Island University at the Southampton Campus in 1991, and the initiation of the four-year Global Studies B.A. directed from the Brooklyn LIU campus in 2005. Since 1994 Kathleen has worked with PDHRE to promote human rights learning and the Human Rights Cities Program. Within PDHRE she has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair Education Program Committee. Prof. Modrowski developed and conducted training programs in non-formal human rights education and human rights – based community development in many countries. Her recent projects include, developing Human Rights Cities in Kenya, Mali and India. The right to traditional medicine as a right to health and experiential education has been among her main areas of interest. Recent research is on comparative pedagogies and education policy in India and South Asia and in participatory rural development strategies.

Professor & Dean, Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities
B.A., University of Toledo; Diplôme des Etudes Supérieures, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris); ABD, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris)

Kathleen Modrowski is Dean of the Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH) of O.P. Jindal Global University, where she teaches courses in Social Science Research Methods, directs courses in field-based, experiential learning and is chair of the University Sexual Harassment Committee.