Manning, Dr. Maureen
Dr. Maureen Manning is an international presenter, trainer, and keynote speaker on the topics of global education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), intercultural competence, and study abroad programs. Dr. Manning has worked as an adjunct professor, teacher trainer, and professional development facilitator in the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe, promoting best practices in language acquisition and in strengthening intercultural competencies. Dr. Manning has been a featured speaker at Harvard University, Loyola Marymount University’s International Colloquium in Soria, Spain, and the Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication in China, and is a frequent presenter at numerous US conferences each year as well, including AASA, ASCD, and WIDA. She is a recipient of both the Massachusetts Literacy Award and the prestigious Continuing Champion of Literacy Award from the Mass Literacy Foundation. Dr. Manning coordinates and leads groups on annual student, faculty-led, and adult international tours and exchange programs with Lingo Tours.
Dr. Manning is an author, and a former professional education blogger for The Boston Herald. Her most recent (2021) articles are published in the American Sociology Association’s Teaching and Learning Matters Journal, European Association for International Education Journal, Professionals in International Education’s Education Digest, and the University of Southern California’s Follow the Leader Journal, with other publications currently in press. She coaches doctoral students in dissertation writing and editing and assists scholars with the post-doctoral publication process. Dr. Manning serves as a peer reviewer for academic papers, articles, conference applications, and as a national professional development grant reviewer for the United States Department of Education. She received her doctorate from Northeastern University in Boston and works as an educational consultant to organizations across the globe.