Dr. Cohen, a prolific writer, is Professor Emeritus in the Graduate School of Education.
Judith Beth Cohen, Professor Emeritus
Professional Title: Professor Emeritus
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Women in post-colonial fiction; body-based pedagogies; adult learning; the teaching of writing
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Adult learning, research
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Interdisciplinary Seminar, Adult Learning and Development, Narrative Research methods. She has developed courses in professional writing, literature and film, and place-based travel study experiences.
Education: BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Michigan; PhD, Union Institute
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Dr. Cohen has been designing and teaching in innovative programs for adults since 1970. These include low residency programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. A writer of fiction and creative non-fiction, she has published a novel and many short stories. Dr. Cohen has also taught at Harvard University, the Bard College Institute on Writing and Thinking, and Goddard College in Vermont. She believes in infusing active, body-based learning strategies into her teaching and has most recently been working in hybrid environments that combine face to face intensives and online learning. She is the author of Seasons, a novel, available from The Permanent Press.email@example.com
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