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Amelia Dietrich, Ph.D.

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Dr. Amelia Dietrich is the Director for Research and Resources at The Forum on Education Abroad and Managing Editor of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. Amelia’s work focuses on The Forum’s research and publishing efforts, including the Insurance Claims Data Project, the Critical Incident Database and the forthcoming Standards in Action book series. She joined The Forum in 2015 through the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program. Prior to that, Amelia taught college-level Spanish, led a group of undergraduate students on a research trip to Spain, and investigated bilingualism and second language acquisition. Amelia holds a B.A. in Spanish and Political Science from Moravian College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish and Language Science from The Pennsylvania State University. As an undergraduate, Amelia studied abroad in Córdoba, Argentina. She is fluent in Spanish and Italian. Amelia is a Certified Professional in Education Abroad.