Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel

add contact to address book

Deborah Gordon Gurfinkel

Lecturer, Founder and Director, Telling It

Phone: 734.763.2889

  • About

    Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel is the founder and director of Telling It and a Lecturer II at the University of Michigan’s Residential College where she teaches “Empowering Community through Creative Expression.” Deb received an award from the National Endowment for the Arts to continue her work with children experiencing homelessness.  Other awards include finalist for the Roslyn and Jimmy Carter Award, semi-finalist for the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities’ Coming Up Taller Award, and the Ginsberg Award for Outstanding Faculty Member.  Deb is currently working on a book about the pedagogy and methods used in Telling It and the engaged-learning techniques employed in the RC course.