Teresa Kennedy

Professor, United States

Member since 28 Jan 2023

Dr. Kennedy is a Professor of International STEM and Bilingual/ELL Education (2009 - present) and holds a joint appointment in the College of Education and Psychology School of Education and in the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler. She has a Ph.D. in Curriculum Instruction and over 30 years of experience in higher education teaching undergraduate as well as master’s and doctoral level students. Dr. Kennedy served as a Fulbright Scholar in Ecuador (1993), in Argentina (during the 2014-15 academic year focusing on engineering education), and in Hungary (2017), has traveled to over 100 countries through her work and educational experiences, and has taught language, science, and social studies lessons in classrooms around the world. Dr. Kennedy served as President of the International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE) from 2014-2017, and currently serves on the Executive Committee of ICASE as the Representative to UNESCO and as a member of the UNESCO NGO Liaison Committee. She recently co-chaired the 13th International Forum of NGOs in Official Partnership with UNESCO Mobilising NGOs for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages and the Ocean Decade and is currently working with the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), on behalf of the NGO UNESCO Liaison Committee, on activities related to the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). Prior to her position at UT Tyler, Dr. Kennedy worked at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) from 2001-2012, and as an Associate Research Professor of Education at the University of Idaho (1996-2003). University Webpage: https://www.uttyler.edu/directory/education/tkennedy.php Email: tkennedy@uttyler.edu https://www.icaseonline.net/ UNESCO Liaison Committee: https://ngo-unesco.net/ https://ngo-unesco.net/mobilising-ngos-2022


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