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Bachelor of Arts
CHAIR: Dr. Maria De La Piedra
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7678
Education: BS, The University of Texas at El Paso; Post-Doctoral, Texas Tech University/The University of Texas at El Paso; MA, Eastern New Mexico University; Ph D, University of Colorado Boulder; MPH, University of Houston; Professional Development Special Certification in Distance Education, University of Wisconsin
Research Interests: Early Childhood Intervention, Special Education, Distance Learning, Online Learning Objects, Student Development
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-7713
Education: BA, University of Northern Iowa; MA, University of New Mexico; Ph D, Washington State University
Research Interests: Issues-centered social studies, comparative case studies in education, transnational education, border pedagogy, critical curriculum studies, and social reconstructionist education.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-5579
Education: BS, The University of Texas - Pan American; MS, The University of Texas - Pan American; Ph D, Texas A&M University
Research Interests: Motivation research with focus on goal orientation, reading research, teacher preparation, health education, instrument development, measurement issues, in-service teacher research, principalship issues, and leadership.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-6426
Education: BA, Duke University; BS, Northern Arizona University; MA, University of Colorado; Ph D, University of New Mexico; BA, The University of Texas at El Paso
Research Interests: Science education, curriculum development, technology integration, problem-based learning, project-based learning, active learning and action science in the K-16 levels.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7668
Education: Specialist Degree, Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute; Candidate of Sciences Degree, Kazan State Pedagogical Institute; Ph D, Kazan State Pedagogical University
Research Interests: Cognition and representation in mathematics learning, teacher knowledge and student achievement, engineering of learning, engineering of teacher learning, and cross-national studies in mathematics education.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-5552
Education: BS, The University of Texas at El Paso; Certificate, The University of Texas at El Paso; M.Ed, The University of Texas at El Paso; EDD, Texas A&M University, Kingsville; Certificate, Our Lady of the Lake University
Research Interests: Models and best practices for English Language Learners; dual language education for all children; biliteracy; bilingualism
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7616
Education: BA, Nanjing Arts Institute; Ph D, Texas A&M University
Research Interests: Mathematics Education, Interdisciplinary Curriculum, Innovative Instruction, Parents Involvement, Textbook Analysis, Educational Technology, Attitude & Motivation, Mathematics Achievement, Teachers' Knowledge.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-6378
Education: BS, The University of Texas at El Paso; Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), University of Texas at El Paso; Ph D, The University of Texas at Austin
Research Interests: models and modeling in math and science education, algebraic reasoning, foundations of analytic geometry, mathematics teacher preparation, STEM Education
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-6426
Education: BA, University of Texas at El Paso; MA, University of Texas at El Paso; MA, University of Southern California; Ph D, University of Southern California
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-7677
Education: BS, Eastern Michigan University; MA, University of Michigan; MA, Teachers College Columbia University; Ph D, Teachers College Columbia University; M.Ed, Teachers College Columbia University
Research Interests: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood STEM Education, Post-secondary online learning
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-6446
Education: BS, National Taiwan Normal University; MS, National Taiwan Normal University; Ph D, University of Victoria
Research Interests: Informal science learning, partnerships with scientists, discourse studies, and students' career pursuits in science.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-7595
Education: MA, University of Texas at El Paso; Ph D, Georgetown University
Research Interests: Biliteracy, Dual Language Education, Leadership in Dual Language Education, Bilingual Education, ELL, ESL, English Language Learners and School Reform, Second Language Acquisition, ELPS, Sheltered Instruction
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7588
Education: MS, Novosibirsk University; POSTD, Special Astrophysical Observatory; MS, University of Texas at El Paso; Ph D, University of Texas at El Paso
Research Interests: Curriculum Development with focus on STEM integration, Mathematics in Teacher Preparation, Education for the 21st Century Demographic, and Applied Mathematics.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-8608
Education: BS, Universidad de Pamplona; MS, University of Iowa; Ph D, University of Iowa
Research Interests: Border crossing pedagogy in science education, Science education in Latin America, Science education for English Learners, and Art and Science Education.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7673
Education: BA, University of Virginia; Ph D, University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Academic reading and writing in secondary/post-secondary settings; second language writing; teacher development; asset-based approaches to teaching and learning; literacy and community-based education in international contexts
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-5966
Education: BA, Cornell University; MA, School for International Training; Ph D, University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Dual language education, language policy, biliteracy, translanguaging, language and identity, linguistic anthropology of education, ethnographic methods and discourse analysis
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-8817
Education: BA, Texas Tech University; MA, The University of New Mexico; Ph D, University of Colorado; TL
Research Interests: role(s) of sociocultural context on identity, language and literacy education of English learners, migrant education, adolescent marginalized student experience, teacher education and identity
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-5253
Education: Certificate, College of Philosophy, Science, and Liberal Arts; BA, College of Philosophy, Science, and Liberal Arts; Diploma, College of Philosophy, Science, and Liberal Arts; MA, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph D, University of California, Los Angeles
Research Interests: U.S. and Mexican border within the context of Globalization and Neo-Liberalism; Critical analysis of race; social relations and Latinos' identity formation and struggles in the U.S. and its implications to schooling; Fatalism and optimism in contrast with social classes' differences and the application of critical pedagogy in the classroom (schools in Los Angeles, Miami, and El Paso); The effects of whiteness and other systems of privilege in Brazil, United States, South Africa, India, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Colombia, and Costa Rica; Pop-culture and education.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7670
Education: B.Ed., University of Hawaii; M.Ed, University of Texas at El Paso; EDD, University of Houston
Research Interests: bilingual education, second language acquisition, scholarly writing
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-0153
Education: BA, Virginia Tech; MA, Virginia Tech; Ph D, University of Virginia
Research Interests: interdisciplinary STEM education, digital multimedia production, rapid-prototyping design tools, computer-assisted adaptive assessment
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7646
Education: BA, University of Wisconsin; MA, Northeastern Illinois University; Ph D, University of Arizona
Research Interests: Educational Anthropology, Identities and Ideologies in Education, Globalization and Education, Language Use and Language Learning, Multicultural Teacher Education, Queer Issues in Education.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-5000
Education: AAS, Illinois Central College; BS, Southern Illinois University; MS, Oklahoma State University; Ph D, Oklahoma State University
Maria Teresa de la Piedra
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-5527
Education: BA, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; MA, University of Texas at Austin; Ph D, University of Texas at Austin
Research Interests: Literacy Practices in and out of schools, Billiteracy, Dual Language Education, Anthropology and Education, Transfronterizxs and Education, Border Pedagogy, Sociocultural Contexts of Education, Schooling in Indigenous Quechua communities, ethnography, STEM and Engineering Education in Dual Language settings.
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-5791
Education: BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MA, Teachers College, Columbia University; EDD, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
Research Interests: Dr. Bach uses anthropological methods to study the social and institutional contexts in which literacy is practiced and how these practices differ in value, method, and purpose across different sites and contexts. Some of Dr. Bach's most recent research has focused on the way state and federal accountability measures have shaped literacy instruction in public schools, as well as community resistance to market-based school reform policies.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-7675
Education: BA, University of Vermont; MA, University of Arizona; Post-Bac Teaching Certification, University of Arizona; Ph D, University of Arizona
Sarah Jean Johnson
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-5965
Education: BFA, University of Oklahoma; MS, Fordham University; Ph D, University of California, Los Angeles
Research Interests: Literacy development, immigrant children, teacher development, culturally sustaining pedagogies, critical literacy, art education, qualitative methods, discourse analysis
So Jung Kim
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-6221
Education: BA, Sungshin Women's University; MA, Yonsei University; MS, Illinois State University; Ph D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Research Interests: Multicultural education in young children's classrooms, children's literature, social and cultural influences on young children's language and literacy development, and early critical literacy practices.