About Madeleine Dunphy

Madeleine.DunphyMadeleine Dunphy is an educational consultant who specializes in endangered environments. She lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she taught environmental studies at two international schools.

Madeleine has also taught special programs at the California Academy of Sciences, Lawrence Hall of Science, Museum of Children’s Art and at dozens of elementary schools in northern California. She has developed curricular materials for Folk Art International, California Academy of Sciences, Center for the Collaborative Classroom, and Earth Island Institute.

She received her BA in anthropology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and her MA in education from Mills College.

Her hobbies include hiking, snorkeling, and playing the piano.  She has traveled extensively to research her various books. Her travels include visiting the mountain gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, camping out in the Amazon rain forest in Peru, visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and scuba diving with sea turtles in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Madeleine lives in Oakland, California with her husband, daughter, two cats and a dog.

You can contact her at mdunphy@mdunphy.com.

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