Patrick Moran, PhD

Patrick Moran holds a doctorate in educational studies. A member of SIT Graduate Institute faculty since 1977, he has a special interest in courses related to French and to the interface of intercultural communication and second language education, a topic he explores in Teaching Culture: Perspectives in Practice (Heinle & Heinle). A former Peace Corps TEFL volunteer in Côte d’Ivoire and Fulbright TEFL lecturer in Mali, Moran’s second language and teacher education experience includes work in Peace Corps training and materials development, language and culture orientation in France, and refugee resettlement education in Thailand and Indonesia. He is also an accomplished illustrator of language learning and teaching materials, including the highly acclaimed Lexicarry: Pictures for Learning Languages, published by the language teaching publishing house Pro Lingua, which he cofounded.


  • PhD, Lesley University
  • MAT, School for International Training
  • BA, University of Nebraska
Patrick Moran, PhD