Diana “Diane” L. Dunbar

Title:  Elementary HS Teacher K-12, Videographer (Retired)

Company:  New York City Board of Education; New York City Department of Education; Eric & Company Video

Location:  New York, NY United States 


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Named Outstanding Dancer/Performer Yancey Dance Theatre, New York Times (1990)
  • Outstanding Freshman Girl Award, Troy State University (1972)
  • Named to Wall of Tolerance in Montgomery, Alabama, Southern Poverty Law Center (2003-Present)
  • Recipient Teacher Award, Children’s Creative Writing Fund (2000)
  • Sangam Award, Classical East Indian Dance (1990)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008, 2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2011)


  • Studied with James Curtin and Ed Hicks
  • Studied with Daniel Maloney
  • Studied with Anna Sokolow
  • Studied Modern Dance, Choreography and Pre-Classic Dance with Mary Anthony and Anna Sokolow
  • Studied Classical East Indian Dance with Indrani Rahman, Vija Vetra, Arundhati and Uttara Coorlawala, New York, NY
  • Studied Dance and Dance History with Lavinia Williams, New York University
  • MA in Creative Arts, New York University
  • Postgraduate Studies, College of Charleston
  • BA in Fine Arts, College of Charleston
  • UFT, New York City Teacher Certification Courses

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