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Dr. Julien Ekiaka Oblazamengo

Assistant Professor of Languages and Cultures
Chair of the Languages and Cultures Department

TEACHING AREA(S)

Dual Language
French
Spanish

EDUCATION

  • EdD, Bilingual Education, Texas A&M University
  • MA, French, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • BA, Philosophy, St Augustin-Kalonda

CONTACT

Julien Ekiaka Oblazamengo teaches both French and Spanish. His educational journey took him from the Democratic Republic of Congo (BA in philosophy)  to Mexico (MBA) and the U.S. (MA in French from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Ed.D in Bilingual Education from the Texas A&M university - Kingsville). He has taught all educational levels, from elementary to college, in Mexico City as well as in the U.S.  Having studied in three different educational systems, he has become a big lover of traveling and discovering other cultures, opening to otherness, and a great defender of diversity.daddddd

“La felicidad de tu vida depende de la calidad de tus pensamientos”  (the happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts)

SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

  • Social justice education
  • Multilingual-multicultural education
  • Language teaching
  • Distance learning technologies
  • Linguistic human rights

CONTRIBUTIONS TO FIELD

Ekiaka has written articles and presented research studies on different aspects of bilingual education and has given workshops on aspects of language teaching. In addition, he has served as conference proposals reviewer, book reviewer, referee/judge, and chair. He continues to serve in different professional journals as articles reviewer.


MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 
  • Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESOL)
  • The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)


AWARDS

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

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Dr. Julien Ekiaka Oblazamengo CV