Ysaaca Axelrod

Ysaaca Axelrod

Assistant Professor
Children, Families, & Schools

Email iconyaxelrod@umass.edu

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W155 Furcolo


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


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.

  • Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies