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Kenneth Janjigian Assistant Dean, English Language and Training Academy (ELTA) SPExS Language Bridge Programs

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(202) 895-4919
School of Prof and Extd Studies
Spring Valley Building - 411
M.Ed. - Lesley University B.A. - Clark University (Political Science)

Ken supervised the creation and launch of the English Language and Training Academy (ELTA). He currently oversees ELTA and works closely with the International Accelerator Program (IAP). Ken also collaborates with other SPExS programs to maintain and create new university partnerships, particularly with international partners. Ken has been an instructor or administrator in international education for 25 years. Prior to joining AU in 2012, he taught at UMBC, Northeastern, and Harvard University's Institute for English Language. At Brandeis University he helped launch their ESL pathway program. A Boston native, he has also lived in San Francisco and Italy, where he taught English outside of Rome. Ken also writes fiction and has published a collection of novellas, Trapped Doors (2005, Pocol Press) and a novel, Defending Infinity (2008, Pocol Press), and the forthcoming novel, A Cerebral Offer (Fall, 2020, Livingston Press).


Spring 2020

  • ELTA-060 American Film/Culture St-Lvl 6