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Jean Francois, Emmanuel, PhD

Assistant Professor

Jean Francois, Emmanuel

PhD, University of South Florida

Office: N/E 513

Telephone: (920) 424-2389






Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Global Education
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Management
  • General Human Services


Dr. Emmanuel Jean Francois is an Assistant Professor of Human Service and Educational Leadership at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (Concentration: Adult Higher Education) from the University of South Florida (USF), a graduate certificate in college teaching from USF, a Master's degree in Human Services (Concentration: Organization Management and Leadership) from Springfield College, a Postgraduate Diploma in Population and Development from the State University of Haiti (in partnership with the United Nations Development Program - UNDP), and a postgraduate certificate in Psycho-education and social health, through a partnership program between the School of Cadres in Special education of Haiti (Port-au-Prince) and the School of Cadres in Special education of Versailles (Paris). His undergraduate studies were in Anthropology and Sociology from the State University of Haiti and in Pedagogy of secondary education (high school teaching) from University Institute of Educational Sciences (University Notre Dame Haiti).

Dr. Jean Francois is a native of Haiti and currently lives in Oshkosh, Wisc. with his adorable wife Pierrette, his two daughters Emmarald and Maellie-Jade, and his handsome son Pierremael. Prior coming to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Dr. Jean Francois taught as an adjunct professor for three years at Springfield College, served as Campus Coordinator for an international program in Youth Leadership at the University of South Florida (in collaboration with Georgetown University) and Research Coordinator at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. Dr. Jean Francois' repertoire of publications includes more than 30 titles in English, French, and Haitian Creole. His last book was entitled "DREAM model to start a small business." He has presented in various regional, national, and international conferences about his research on non-traditional college students, global education, globalization, transformative learning, scholarship of teaching and learning, and community based participatory research. 


Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: 2010
Years of P-12 Experience:  5 years


Classes Typically Taught

  • Financial Sustainability in Non-profit Organizations
  • Program Evaluation and Grant Writing
  • Advanced Internship

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