Biography - Andrew H Feldman
Arts and Humanities
Andrew Feldman grew up in an Air Force family in Richards-Gebaur AFB, Missouri; Keesler AFB, Mississippi; Hickam AFB, Hawaii; Misawa AFB, Japan; Randolph AFB, Texas; and Washington, D.C. On scholarship from the United States Marine Corps, he attended Tulane University in New Orleans (one year of which was spent abroad at the University of Sussex, England) where he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy. He was commissioned in the USMC. After completing Officer Candidates School and The Basic School in Quantico Virginia, he served two years at Camp Kinser in Okinawa, Japan and then served at Education and Training Division, Quantico. He completed a Masters Degree with Norwich University in English Writing and Literature and continued his studies in France where he obtained a second Masters degree in Linguistics, ESL, and Translation at the University of Paris IV, La Sorbonne. In January of 2005, he defended his doctoral thesis in Comparative Literature at the Sorbonne, University of Paris IV and received his PhD with high honors. He has taught in universities, high schools, and cultural centers in the United States, France, Morocco, Costa Rica, Spain, and Brazil. After two years at the Finca Vigia Museum in Havana, Prof. Feldman completed a book on the influence of Cuban culture on the work of Ernest Hemingway and returned to the United States where he resides in New Orleans.