Lucy Bunning is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Acquisition of intercultural communicative competence; adult second language literacy.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Teaching English to speakers of other languages; literacy; intercultural relations.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Language and Literacy: Development and Diversity; Sheltered English Instruction; Dimensions and Methods of Cultural Exploration I; Intercultural Communication.
Education: BA, Smith College; MA, Monterey Institute of International Studies (TESOL); PhD Candidate, Lesley University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: “Complexity in Technologically-mediated Communication: Do Cultural and Communication Norms Shift?” With Sylvia Cowan and Branca Telles Ribeiro. (Oct. 2012). Society for Intercultural Education Training And Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN. “Upgrading Cultural Responsiveness in 21st Century Adult ESOL.” (May 2011). MATSOL Conference, Leominster, MA.“Get the Picture: Develop Language with Student Photography.” (Mar 2011). TESOL Convention, New Orleans, LA.“Mediated Intercultural Communication: The Analysis of Three Speech Events”. With Branca Telles Ribeiro. (Mar 2011). Georgetown University Round Table on Language and Linguistics, Washington, D.C.
Lucy Bunning is an adjunct instructor in the School of Education and the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences. She has taught English for speakers of other languages in university, professional and community-based language programs in the United States, Kenya, Rwanda and France. Lucy’s love of travelling, adventure, and nature have taken her to the Tropic of Capricorn, the Equator, the 45th parallel north and many wondrous places in between.
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