Public Engagement

  • Faculty

    Fabiola Berdiel

    Associate Director, International Field Program

    Office Location:

    Fanton Hall/Welcome Center - 72 Fifth Avenue


    Fabiola Berdiel is Associate Director of International Field Programs and faculty at the Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs. She is an urban researcher and community development practitioner. Her research interests include feminist and decolonial perspectives on urbanism and public space and design thinking as a tool for socioeconomic development. Fabiola has a B.A. in Sociology and Political Science from Sarah Lawrence, a Master's in International Affairs from The New School, and is Ph.D. candidate at the Public and Policy doctorate at The New School. Fabiola has worked and conducted field research in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Namibia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Senegal, Israel, Nepal, India, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia, Turkey, Ireland, and Spain. She is co-founder of DEED: Development through Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, and Design at The New School.

    Current Courses:

    Flat-fee IFP

    Flat-fee IFP (BA/MA)

    Flat-fee IFP CE (Open Campus)

    International Fieldwork (Open Campus)

    International Fieldwork

    International Fieldwork (3) (Open Campus)

    Lab-Intl Field Sem (Spring 2020)