Dr. Abadi brings
30 years of experience as a teacher, administrator, and curriculum specialist to
his classes at Lesley.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Nature of creativity;
Dialogical principle and its relation to critical pedagogy; Philosophical and
psychological dimensions of consciousness
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: High School, Middle School, Curriculum and
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Issues in American Schooling; Dimensions of Teaching and Learning; Classroom and School Inquiry; Mind, God, Reality and Morality
Education: EdD, Boston University; EdM,
Boston University; BA, Boston University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Keynote speaker at the 21st Century Academic Forum at Harvard, March, 2014. "Context and Perspective in Culturally Relevant Education."
Dr. Abadi came to Lesley after 30 years of experience
in the Boston Public Schools as teacher, administrator, and curriculum
specialist. During his years in public education, Dr. Abadi held adjunct
positions at Berklee College of Music, The Art Institute of Boston (now at
Lesley University) and in the Elementary Education Division at the Graduate School of Education. He combines
scholarship and experience to give his courses depth. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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