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Margaret Vianna, EdD

Dr. Vianna lives in Brasilia, in the Federal District, in Brazil, where she opened T-Leaders, an English learning center for children and adolescents. Margaret Vianna’s primary research focus is English fluency development in the Brazilian context and the family-school dynamics that influence students’ advancement in language acquisition. She has taught English at the secondary level in public schools in the U.S., and in elementary private schools in Brazil. She has also taught English to business professionals. Margaret is an advocate of the use of children’s literature as a learning tool to motivate successful English fluency. She enjoys participating in literary events to promote early literacy development and the joy of reading. Margaret Vianna completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction (SAS); a Master’s degree of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in ESL (Boise State University, Idaho); a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education (Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho). She has authored a children’s literature book in Portuguese. Dr. Vianna is the South American coordinator for World Association of Academic Doctors (WAAD), a member of the International Literacy Association (ILA) and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She is from Port Townsend, Washington.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


Primary College or School: 
College of Doctoral Studies