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    Diane Richard-Allerdyce
    Title Chair and Faculty of the Humanities & cu
    Job Responsibility Academic and advising
    Organization Union Institute & University
    Organization Web Site www.myunion.edu
    Institution Type Colleges & Universities
    Industry Type Education
    Languages I speak English, Español
    Would you like all contact to be directed to your PR Representative? Yes
    PR Representative First Name Teresa
    PR Representative Last Name Wilkins
    PR Representative E-mail teresa.wilkins@myunion.edu
    PR Representative Phone 8599162161
    Please list your areas of Expertise Gender studies, feminisms, poetry, Lacan
    Summarize your expertise in greater detail Diane Allerdyce, Ph.D. is Chair and Faculty of the Humanities & culture (HMS) major of the Ph.D. program in interdisciplinary Studies at Union Institute & University, where she has taught since 2008.



    She has extensive experience as a National Trainer for the Classroom of Difference program of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and is a member of the Florida-based ReThinkHaiti Task Force on Educational Reform.



    Dr. Allerdyce is also a trained poetry therapy facilitator.
    Books & Articles Published Dr. Allerdyce is the author of a scholarly book, Anaïs Nin and the Remaking of Self: Gender, Modernism, and Narrative Identity (University of Northern Illinois, 1998). She has published articles, essays, book reviews, and poems in local, national, and international journals. She has been a featured poet on the Unitarian Universalists Poets Cooperative web page.

    Her book House of Aching Beauty: Selected Poetry and Prose on Haiti, Heartbreak & Healing was released in 2012 by EditionsPerleDesAntilles. Diane’s current book project is a novel, Hurricane Dreams, set in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
    Awards, Associations & Memberships 2015 Jennifer Bosveld Poetry and Social Justice Award

    2009 National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT) Outstanding Achievement Award

    2007 National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT) Distinguished Service Award

    2007 Red Wheel Barrow Prize by Pudding House Publications for “Whatever It Is I was Giving Up.”

    Past-President of the National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT)

    Co-Founder of the Florida-based non-profit organization Center for Education, Training & Holistic Approaches, Inc. (CETHA), which operates the Toussaint L’Ouverture High School for Arts & Social Justice in Delray Beach, Florida.
    Media Experience Dr. Allerdyce was recently quoted in Women's Male Allies Can Contribute to #MeToo Solutions published by Globoforce.com.
    Educational Background Ph.D. in English from the University of Florida,

    M.A. and B.A. in English from Florida Atlantic University.
    My References Dr. Karen Schuster Webb, President, Union Institute & University
    Interested In In addition to Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, gender studies, feminisms, and poetry, her research interests include international educational outreach efforts, particularly in Haiti, where she has authored and facilitates a support program for teachers, Teaching by Heart in Haiti.
    Office Address 1 440 East McMillan
    City Cincinnati
    Zip/Postal Code 45206
    Country US
    State OH
    Office Phone 8599162161
    Cell Phone 8599162161
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