Gwendolyn Willis-Darpoh, Ph.D. is a Senior Researcher with the American Institutes for Research. She is an educational consultant (K-16) and an expert in the field educational communications and technology, as well as in cultural and linguistic competence (CLC). Dr. Willis-Darpoh also has significant expertise in teacher training/culturally responsive teaching, diversity, disproportionality and disparities and is a certified blended learning developer. An educator with more than 35 years of experience, she has presented nationally and internationally on blended learning and conducted research for multinational organizations.
Dr. Willis-Darpoh is a two-time Fulbright scholar (Nigeria 1988; Germany 1997) and a member of the Fulbright Association’s National Board of Directors. In addition, she serves on the Research and Innovation Advisory Board of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) and is the President and Founding Director of the International Association for Blended Learning.
Gwendolyn earned a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh, a M.Ed. from the American University, and a B.S. from Virginia State University.