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Universidad Domínico-Americana

We are the university of the Instituto Cultural Domínico-Americano (ICDA), established as an Institution of Higher Learning by means of Executive Decree Number 389-01 issued on March 20th, 2001.

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Elizabeth de Windt

Executive Director of the Instituto Cultural Domínico-Americano since 1991.  She is alumni of UNPHU with a degree in Psychology.  She possesses vast academic experience in primary and secondary education, as well as in higher education.  At the Loyola Elementary School she held the positions of School Director, English Professor and Psychologist (1972 – 1985).  At the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, she acted as Dean for the Schools of Education and Humanities, as well as both the Director and a Professor in the Psychology and Counseling Department (1975 – 1989).

At the Universidad de la Tercera Edad, she was a Coordinator and Professor of Psychology and University Advisor (1989 – 1992), as well as the Administrative Director of the Business Development Center (1985 – 1991).  She has been certified for her proficiency in English by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan.  Plus, she has been certified in Research Methods in Education by the University of British Colombia.  She has done graduate and postgraduate work in both psychology and education.

Some of her most relevant achievements and recognitions have come from:

  • The Instituto Cultural Dominico-Americano (ICDA) for ten years of prolific and excellent work as Executive Director (1991-2001).
  • The Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña for her work as Director of the Psychology Department (October, 1987).
  • The Inter-American Society of Psychology (SIP) for her collaboration in organizing the XVIII SIP Congress (1981).
  • The Department of Psychology and the Department of Behavior Modification at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo for her meritorious work in the field of psychology in the Dominican Republic (1980).
  • The Unión Nacional de Colegios Católicos for her collaboration in organizing the XIII Inter-American Congress for Catholic Education (1980).

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