Fabrice Jaumont holds a Ph.D. in International Education from New York University. He is the author of Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016) which focuses on the role of philanthropy in education, and of The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages (TBR Books, 2017), also available in French, La Révolution bilingue, le futur de d’éducation s’écrit en deux langues (TBR Books, 2017).
Fabrice Jaumont is a Senior Fellow and Principal Investigator at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (Paris, FRANCE). His research project entitled ‘Global Philanthropy and Education in the Age of Knowledge Societies’ aims to highlight the role of global philanthropy in development assistance through the specific relationship of international foundations with private and public universities, research institutes, cultural centers, schools and continuing education in Africa. His upcoming book, Partenaires inégaux. Les fondations américaines et leur influence sur le développement des universités en Afrique will be published by Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme.
A native of France, Fabrice Jaumont moved to the United States in 1997. After serving as an education liaison for the French Consulate in Boston and then as assistant principal at the International School of Boston, he moved to New York in 2001. He is currently the Program Officer for FACE Foundation and the Education Attaché for the Embassy of France to the United States.
Honors & Awards
In recognition of his various involvements in education, Fabrice Jaumont was honored with several awards including the Cultural Diversity Award; the Academic Palms; and the Medal of Honor. His work received the accolades of various news media, including the front page of the New York Times in January 2014.
Presented by the Organisation International de la Francophonie and Committee of French-Speaking Ambassadors to the United Nations
New York, NY – March 2016
Presented by the Committee of French-speaking Societies (CAFUSA)
New York, NY – December 2014
Presented by the French Ministry of Education
New York, NY – April 2012