Maria Jose Botelho, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies

B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Elementary Education), 1984
B.A., (Cultural Anthropology), 1996
M.Ed., (Reading and Writing), 1996
Ed.D., (Language, Literacy, and Culture), 2004

(413) 545-1110

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Room 205, Furcolo Hall
Amherst, MA 01003

Professional Interests: 

Critical literacies; the possibilities and challenges of multiliteracies pedagogies; critical multicultural analysis of children’s and young adult literature; critical collaborative inquiry as professional learning; and rethinking school literacy practices through the exploration and convergence of critical literacies, multiliteracies, and Waldorf language arts practices.