Biography

Fabrice Jaumont is the author of The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages (TBR Books, 2017), which provides inspirational vignettes and practical advice for parents and educators who want to create a dual-language program in their own school. The book has been translated in 6 languages. Fabrice has also published several books and articles on philanthropy and education, including Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016) and Partenaires inégaux: fondations américaines et universités en Afrique (Editions Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2018). His most recent book, Stanley Kubrick: The Odysseys (Books We Live by, 2018), explores Stanley Kubrick’s cinematography and the theme of Odysseus. Finally, Fabrice’s upcoming book, The Gift of Languages: Paradigm Shift in Foreign Language Education, which he co-wrote with Kathleen Stein-Smith, touches on the issue of foreign language deficit in the United States and the changes that need to occur in our schools to better serve our children and our linguistic communities

Fabrice Jaumont is a Research Fellow at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris. He is also Education Attaché for the Embassy of France to the United States, a Program Director for FACE Foundation in New York, and the founder of New York in French. He is also the founder of the Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities, a nonprofit organization with a focus on multilingualism, cross-cultural understanding, and the dissemination of ideas. Fabrice Jaumont holds a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education from New York University. He was made a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques by the Government of France and was awarded the Prix de la diversité culturelle by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie and the Committee of French-speaking Ambassadors to the United Nations.

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