Debra Josephson Abrams
Dr. Debra Josephson Abrams embraces risks, adventures, and failures because she knows that they are essential for growth and development. A long-time practitioner of critical self-reflection, Abrams has taught English to both native and non-native English users for more than 30 years. A national and international conference presenter, Abrams has written in a number of genres and for many publications; she is a contributor to The Power of Play in Higher Education: Creativity in Tertiary Learning. Her areas of expertise include critical pedagogy; teacher training, peer coaching and mentoring; multiple intelligences and learning styles; composition pedagogy and practice; critical thinking, critical literacy and critical reflection; research and research training; curriculum design; and formative assessment.

She was the first U.S. Department of State-Georgetown University English Language Fellow in the School of Foreign Languages at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. Debra welcomes the opportunity to work with those who value integrity and are dedicated to the challenging and rewarding work necessary for improvement. If that’s you, contact Debra at or through Parts of Speech Educational Creativity. Her photography is at Down the Shore Images.