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Mary Sovik Benedetti

Title: Associate Professor
Office: 260D Teachers College
Tel: 513-909-6110
Email: mary.benedetti@uc.edu

Professor Benedetti received her doctorate in TESL/Literacy from the University of Cincinnati in 1998. She has served as Director of the Center for ESL and Coordinator of Developmental Writing at the University of Cincinnati, where she began teaching in 1987. Prior to coming to UC, Dr. Benedetti taught ESL/EFL in Florida and in South America, where she developed her research interests in immigrant and minority access to higher education, minority rights, and second language literacy. Dr. Benedetti has also lived in the Czech Republic and Spain, where she initiated her current research on Roma and Refugee Education in Europe.  She has been the recipient of a Fulbright Award during which she explored teachers&39; perspectives of their work in Colombia, China, the U.S., and the Czech Republic. She has led many study abroad initiatives for current and former students.

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