Diane Sabenacio Nititham, MA, PhD

Title:

Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Programs/Classes Taught:

LAP 300: Adult Development and Learning Assessment
LAS 309: Critical Thinking and Writing
LAS 331: Dynamics of Group Behavior
LAS 407: Applied Communication in Society
LAS 426: Multicultural Dimensions

Areas of Expertise:

Transnational social practices
Feminist critiques of globalization
home and belonging
Filipino identity and diaspora
Irish identity and diaspora
food and migration
critical race theory
social justice education
women and gender studies
qualitative research methods

Biography:

She completed her MA in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education in 2006 at DePaul University and her PhD in Sociology from University College Dublin in 2010. Her research areas include the intersections of diaspora, race/ethnicity, migration; transnational social practices, and feminist critiques of home and belonging. Some of her work has appeared in international publications such as Translocations: The Irish Migration, Race and Social Transformation Review, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies and Immigration and the Irish Experience of European and Global Transformation (2011), The ‘Myth of Return’ in Transnational Migration: Issues of Leaving Home, Return, and the Way Its Imagined Amongst Asian Migrants (forthcoming 2013). Her current work explores how notions of identity and diaspora for Filipino and Irish communuties in Chicago are created, sustained and enacted through the consumption of food, drink, and celebratory activities.

Education:

PhD, Sociology: University College Dublin, Ireland, 2010
MA, Social and Cultural Foundations in Education: DePaul University, 2006
BA, Communication: DePaul University, 2002

Contact Information:

Diane Sabenacio Nititham, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

National Louis University

122 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60603

 

Phone/Fax: +1.312.261.3718

Email: dnititham@nl.edu

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard
    Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 | www.nl.edu/florida

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    414.577.2658

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