Harriet Feinberg

Harriet Feinberg

Harriet Feinberg, a retired educator, taught English at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She edited the English translation of the autobiography of Dutch Jewish feminist and peace advocate Aletta Jacobs and co-edited, with poet Ruth Whitman, a collection of essays by poets-in-the-schools. She holds an Ed.D from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Articles by this author

President Donald Trump brandishes a graphic during an Oval Office briefing on the status of Hurricane Dorian in Washington, D.C. on September 4, 2019. (Photo: Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Why Trump Can’t Learn: An Educated Guess by a Veteran Teacher
While dyslexia has been mentioned now and then as one of the reasons Donald Trump is so ignorant of what it takes to govern in a free society , I want to explore it as foundational to his inability to learn and grow while in office—and also as a way to link disparate troubling elements in his...
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