Dr. Aradhana
Mudambi


Dr. Aradhana Mudambi is an accomplished multilingual educator and social justice activist. She has her undergraduate degree from Rice University and a master’s degree and doctorate from Harvard University. She is currently the Director of ESOL, Bilingual Education and World Languages at Windham Public Schools where she founded Dos Ríos, the first one-way, developmental dual language program in New England. Dr. Mudambi is also an adjunct professor of intercultural communications at Eastern Connecticut State University and vice president of the Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, (MABE).

Dr. Mudambi is an experienced advocate for dual language education, world languages and social justice, having been invited recently to speak at institutions such as Harvard University and the National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE). She leads the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at Windham Public Schools and runs a social justice workshop series for MABE. Before joining Windham, Dr. Mudambi taught in India, the United States (Texas, both in Houston and four miles from the Texas-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley and Florida), France and England. She is trilingual herself, fluent in Hebbar Tamil, Spanish and English.

You can learn more about Dr. Mudambi and her work on her blog at www.socialjusticeandeducation.org.

Articles by Dr. Aradhana

Moving From Bicultural to Transcultural Acculturation

The definition of biculturalism is limited when it comes to Third Culture Kids. Here are some ways to understand and support students who belong to multiple identity groups.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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