Faculty & Staff

Jack Levy

Professor, College of Education and Human Development


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PhD, University of Southern California

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Jack Levy is the Chair of the Curriculum & Instruction Dept at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is also Professor Emeritus of Multicultural/International Teacher Education at George Mason University. He received a bachelors degree from Queens College, CUNY, a masters from Adelphi University and a PhD in curriculum/instruction from the University of Southern California.

 Dr. Levy has served as a high school Spanish teacher, an assistant principal in Oregon, a professor in New Mexico and at GMU, a program officer in the U.S. Department of Education and until assuming the position at UMass Boston, the director of the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition, at George Washington University. 

 Throughout his four decades in education Dr. Levy has designed and managed programs for universities and the federal government. He has directed programs with budgets in excess of $10 million, and led departments with more than 40 staff members. He was the co-editor of Do You Know What You Look Like? (1993, Falmer Press), and the Handbook of Research in International Education (2007, Sage), and is currently co-editor of the Journal of Research in International Education (Sage).  In addition, Dr. Levy has written a number of articles and book chapters on interpersonal teacher behavior and multicultural teacher education. He is a frequent presenter at conferences on intercultural-international education.  While his present position is largely administrative Dr. Levy continues to teach courses in multilingual/multicultural education, and conduct professional development and policy-related activities throughout the world.