Olga Bonfiglio

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Olga Bonfiglio
Part-Time Instructor
(269) 387-4916
4280 Ellsworth Hall, Mail Stop 5223
Mailing address: 
Center for English Language and Culture for International Students
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5223 USA
  • Ph.D., International Education, Michigan State University, 1995
  • M.A., Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University, 1981
  • B.A., English, Wayne State University, 1972
  • TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification – May 2013
  • TOEFL Preparation Certification – July 2013
  • Oxford Seminars
  • Certificate in Intercultural Communication, Society for Intercultural Education, Training & Research (SIETAR) – July 1986
Teaching interests: 
  • Advanced reading/writing for CELCIS
  • Advanced speaking/listening for CELCIS
  • Business communication
  • First Year Writing
Creative interests: 
  • Author – Hometown: Growing Up in the 1950s and 60s, in press
  • Author – Heroes of a Different Stripe: How One Town Responded to the War in Iraq, 2005
  • Journalist for hundreds of articles on food, politics, religion, social justice, sustainability, and travel for the following publications: America, Christian Science Monitor, Common Dreams, Encore (Kalamazoo), Energy Bulletin, Huffington Post, Kalamazoo