Matthew C. Bronson

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"Matthew C. Bronson, PhD., an educational linguist, works as associate professor in the Social & Cultural Anthropology program (where he has taught since 1983) and the Director of Academic Assessment at CIIS. He has also worked as a teacher educator since 1998 at UC Davis specializing in the training of high school teachers to respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. His research and writing explores the intersections of consciousness studies, linguistics and education in the service of a world in crisis. He has conducted field research on the spiritual traditions of Brazil, co-founded a psychosocial intervention program for people living with HIV, participated in dialogues between Native Americans and scientists to heal the wounds of colonialism and conducted workshops in five countries on topics ranging from accelerated learning to critical media literacy. He worked for twelve years in the private sector as the director of international business development and a communications and sales trainer for a subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company. He recently edited four special issues of ReVision Journal on "the Language of Spirituality" and "Revisioning Higher Education." Fort Publications include an extended encyclopedia entry on language socialization for an authoritative compendium of language and education research and a forthcoming co-edited volume entitled "So What? Now What?: The Anthropology of Consciousness Responds to a World in Crisis" to be published by Cambridge Scholar's Press in 2009. Dr. Bronson holds an A.B. and M.A. in linguistics from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D in Education with a specialization in language, literacy, culture from U.C. Davis."[1] In a previous career, Matthew worked as Director of International Business Development and a communications trainer for a division of Digital Equipment Corporation.

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  1. Revision Board, organizational web page, accessed May 12, 2018.