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Krisztina Domjan Professorial Lecturer Office of Global and Immersive Studies Faculty

Krisztina Domjan
OGIS | English Language Training Academy
Spring Valley Building 409
Additional Positions at AU
Dr. Domjan is currently serving as the Chair of the OGIS Faculty Council
Dr. Domjan is CTRL's inaugural Artificial Intelligence in Instruction Faculty Fellow AY23-24
PhD, English Language and Intercultural Communication, 2013
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

M.A., European Languages and Intercultural Studies, 2003
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

B.A., Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), 1999
Kodolányi János University College, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

Languages Spoken
English, Hungarian
Favorite Spot on Campus
W-B Amphitheater
Favorite Place in Washington DC
Book Currently Reading
The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt, Digital for Good, Richard Culatta
Krisztina is a progressive and compassionate educator with experience in a range of educational settings: higher, adult, and secondary education of civilian and military learners. She has taught Intercultural Studies, Research Writing, Composition and Discussion courses in Hungary, in England, in Germany (military base) and in the USA. She is an advocate of lifelong learning, professional development, innovative teaching practices, continuous fieldwork and qualitative research in education for the enhancement of the learning experience, inclusion and student retention. She shares innovative and stimulating ideas and professional development resources with colleagues and in professional learning circles. She has experience teaching in-person and online courses.
Dr. Domjan is currently serving as the Chair of the OGIS Faculty Council.
For the Media
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Spring 2024

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: iGen Reboot

  • CORE-194 Comm Service Learning Project: iGen Reboot

  • ELTA-062 Academic Discussion-Level 6

  • OGIS-130 Intercultural Understanding

  • OGIS-130 Intercultural Understanding

Fall 2024

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: iGen Reboot

Partnerships & Affiliations

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Professional Presentations


  • Presenter, 2024 March 26, Eurasia Foundation U.S.-Russia English Language Program (ELEX), Forging Professional Opportunities and Cultivating Collaborative Learning Communities: The WATESOL Model

  • Presenter, 2024 March 25, ELEL - English Language Exchange for Lebanese teachers:  Advancing Careers and Building Learning Networks: The Synergy Between WATESOL Association and TESOL International

  • Presenter, 2023 March 27, Eurasia Foundation U.S.-Russia English Language Program (ELEX), Uniting the ESL Community: The Washington TESOL Association and its Connection to TESOL International

  • Panelist, 2023 February 07, American University, Leveraging the Power of Generative and Assistive AI Tools in Higher Education: Strategies for Management, Utilization, and Awareness

  • 2022 May, American University CTRL May Workshops: Moving Past Silos: Antiracism, Equity, and Communities of Practice - Panel Discussion

  • Panelist, 2020 Sept 14, American University, Senate FacCDEI Campus Dialogues: Working with International Students

  • Panelist, 2020 Jun 12, Inclusivity in the Classroom for Georgia Southern’s Curriculum Studies Summer Collaborative

  • Presenter, 2019 Oct 02, Intensive English Program Directors National Summit, Shorelight Education, Washington DC. Creating a Transparent and Inclusive Learning Environment with Digital Tools

Work In Progress


  1. Domjan, K. (2023). The Significance of Information Literacy and Transparency in Academic Class Discussions. In Sengupta, E. (Ed.). High Impact Practices in Higher Education: International Perspectives. Emerald Publishing Limited

  2. Essay: Laying the Foundation of Clarity, Creativity, and Consistency in Higher Ed Courses [2021] WATESOL Newsletter; and The Beat - CTRL Blog

  3. Essay: Learning How to Unlock the Transformative Potential of Generative AI [2023]  The Beat - CTRL Blog

  4. Journal Article: Finding the Boundaries of Assistive and Generative AI as Learning and Teaching Assets (April 2022 - Research in progress)
  5. Journal Article: Protecting Socio-cultural Identity Rhizomes from Social Media: The Consequences of Hyperstimulated Roots and Shoots of Digital Participants (Dec 2022- Research in progress)


Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

Artificial Intelligence in Instruction Faculty Fellow in the Faculty Fellows Program AY 2023/2024, The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning (CTRL) at American University

CTRL's 2021-2022 Milton and Sonia Greenberg Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award 2022 May at American University

Inclusive Pedagogy Fellow in the Faculty Fellows Program AY 2019/2021, The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning (CTRL) at American University

Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award, 2018 April, American University

New Horizons Excellence in Education Award Finalist: Innovative Teaching and Learning (Providing Equal Opportunities for Traditional and Next Generation Learners:  A Learning Environment Supported by Basic Interactive Tools), 2018 April, Virginia Community College System

Outstanding Service to the College Award, October 2016, NVCC Annandale Campus

Research Interests

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging: Inclusive, and Transparent Teaching Practices

  • Intergroup Dialogues

  • AI Literacy Skills and Digital Citizenship Competencies 

  • Intercultural Understanding, International Relations

  • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Communication Skills

  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogy 

  • Composition/Written and Oral Communication Skills

  • Generation Z intellectual habits