Ysaaca D. Axelrod

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies

B.A., Haverford College (1999)
M.A., University of California, Berkeley (2003)
Ed.D., Teachers College at Columbia University (2012)

W155 Furcolo
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

Professional Interests: 

Ysaaca D. Axelrod has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in Language and Literacy Development, Children, Families and School Relationships, Critical Issues in Early Childhood Education, Teaching Reading and Writing to English Language Learners, and Ethnography and Case-Study Research. Her research interests are in Early Childhood language and literacy development, in particular focusing on emergent bilingual and multilingual children and the intersections between language and identity development in young Latin@s.