Ms. Jenine Larrabee is currently Lead Faculty for English as a Second Language and Humanities in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Technology at Franklin University and Director of the English Language Special Programs. Her more than 20 years of experience demonstrate a life-long commitment to international education and language arts and include 12 years working and studying in countries throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Ms. Larrabee initially earned a BA in English Literature and an MA in French Literature with a focus on Second Language Acquisition Theory from the Ohio State University, and then went on to earn TESOL certification from the Caledonian School in Prague, Czech Republic, and to complete both language and critical theory programs from the Centre Parisien études critiques, La Sorbonne-Paris III and Paris VI.
Always most driven by the use of the English language abroad as a tool for social and community development, Ms. Larrabee earned a two-year Fellowship through Georgetown University and the U.S. Department of State during which designed an intensive English language Eco-Tourism major at the at l’Universite d’Antsiranana, Madacascar. In addition, she has designed and delivered ESL teacher-training for over 300 instructors in Pretoria and Johannesburg South Africa, educated faculty in second language acquisition theory and practice at l’Universite de Rennes, France and created and implemented ESL programming for Franklin University that is currently running in Oman and South Korea. Most recently she has created the American Business, Culture, and Language Program, a unique new short-term immersion experience for international business, finance, and engineering majors.
Master of Arts, French and Italian
Bachelor of Arts, English
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Faculty Senate Representative