Kathleen Kearney

Kathleen F. Kearney is an adjunct lecturer in the English Language Center.

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She began teaching in the English Language Center in 2018 and specializes in intercultural communication, teacher training, and academic and professional writing.


In 2009, she began teaching adult English learners as a volunteer in Washington, DC. Since then, she has taught at local language institutes and universities. She has taught young learners at the National Defense University, DC public charter schools, and DC Public Schools. In 2018 and 2019, she taught English communication skills to K-12 English teachers in the Panamá Bilingüe program. She has also taught for the State Department as an online instructor for EducationUSA-Russia, the Republic of Angola's Ministry of Economy and Planning, and an international exchange program for K-12 teachers focusing on business and entrepreneurship in the English-language classroom.


She holds an M.S. in Literacy, Culture and Language Education from Indiana University. She also holds two professional certificates from Georgetown University: Instructional Design and Teaching English as a Foreign Language. She has an M.A. from Indiana University, and a B.A. from Miami University (Ohio).