Roberta Maso-Fleischman, Ph.D.

Dr. Roberta Maso-Fleischman

Born in Italy and raised in Venezuela, Dean Maso-Fleischman earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Her work in Special Education led her to become Director of AVEPANE’s Sheltered Workshop and, eventually, Director of EDEX, in Caracas, where she developed courses for municipal elementary school teachers stressing democracy in the classroom as well as educa­tional programs for low-income parents whose children were in municipal schools.

Dean Maso-Fleischman came to the United States to study at Stanford University where she obtained her M.A. in Education, M.A. in Anthropol­ogy and Ph.D. in International Development Education.

As Dean of the School of Education at United States University, Dr. Maso-Fleischman is passionate about diversity, multicultural perspectives, social justice, and academic rigor and assessment. Dr. Maso-Fleischman also maintains a par­enting website that allows her to continue to be involved with Spanish-speaking parents from around the world.

Dean Maso-Fleischman joined United States University in 2004.