Faculty

Faculty

Theresa Y. Austin

Professor

Theresa Y. Austin's research draws on critical race and sociocultural theories to examine language and literacy policies and planning for multilingual learners from a broader social perspective and discursive microanalytic level.

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(413) 545-0138/545-0246
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W260 Furcolo

Maria José Botelho

Associate Professor

Maria José Botelho is interested in how school literacy practices can be re-imagined to affirm children’s cultural and linguistic knowledge as well as to offer tools for cultural production and social participation and re/organization. Her three-pronged research agenda offers some possibilities for this work.

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(413) 545-1110
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W258 Furcolo

Marialuisa Di Stefano

Lecturer
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W259 Furcolo

Barbara Hruska

Senior Lecturer

Barbara Hsruka isa lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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(413) 545-7044
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W257 Furcolo

K.C. Nat Turner

Associate Professor

K.C. Nat Turner is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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(413) 577-0497
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W254 Furcolo

Laura Valdiviezo

Associate Professor

Laura Valdiviezo’s interest is in re-conceptualizing and reforming schools as loci of change for social justice. Her work examines the role teachers play as political actors able to inform both policy and teacher education. She is also interested in the education of teachers as researchers using inquiry-based practice for the advancement of teaching theory and pedagogy.

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(413) 545-7043/545-0246
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W255 Furcolo