|Title:||Senior Lecturer of English Language Studies|
Jane Dunphy directs MIT's English Language Studies Program and teaches a variety of subjects in professional and cross-cultural communication (e.g., Communication for Managers, Scientific and Technical Writing, Advanced Speaking and Critical Listening, and Communicating across Cultures). She also collaborates with colleagues across MIT:
- Providing support to TAs and faculty members through workshops, seminars and consultations on effective teaching practices with the Teaching & Learning Lab (TLL);
- Stimulating discussion about, and best practices for, the multicultural classroom with the Office for Minority Education;
- Leading workshops and seminars on the Art of Effective Presentations and the Art of Professional Writing with departments and programs, such as the Singapore-MIT Alliance, Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) Program, Science, Technology & Policy Program, Comparative Media Studies and Center for Material Science & Engineering.
Beyond MIT, she has designed programs on different aspects of professional communication for a variety of hi-tech companies and academic institutions, including Daimler-Chrysler, GEN3, the International Institute in Spain, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI), Harvardís Kennedy School of Government, Yale University and the Heller School at Brandeis University. Her research interests focus on best practices in professional communication protocols across cultures.
Jane Dunphy is co-author of Strategies for Teaching Assistant and International Teaching Assistant Development: Beyond Micro Teaching (Jossey-Bass) published in 2007.