University at Buffalo

Lilliam M. Malave Lopez

Lilliam M. Malave Lopez

Director, Foreign, Second Language and Bilingual Education programs

Associate Professor


Specialty/Research Focus

Access and Equity; Charter Schools; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Diversity; Cognition; Educator Preparation; ESLĀ  / ENL / Bilingual; International Education; Instructional Technology; Sociolinguistics; Learning Communities; Multimodality, Embodiment, and Digital Literacy; Neurocognition; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Organizational Change; Politics of Education; Professional / Staff Development; Research Design

Contact Information
553 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-4060

Education and Training:
  • PhD, University at Buffalo, School Organization and Policy Analysis (1986)
  • MEd, Teachers College Colombia University, Counseling and Educational Psychology (1973)
  • MA, Teachers College, Columbia University, Elementary Education and School Guidance (1971)
  • BA, University of Puerto Rico, Mathematics (1967)
  • UUP Professional Development Award; Local; UUP; Awarded; (10/16/2019-10/20/2019)
  • Study Abroad with Research Study; Federal; USDOE Post Secondary Education, Office of International Education; Awarded; (10/01/2019-03/31/2021)
Invited Lectures:
  • Gengdan Institute School of Humanities;
  • Gengdan Institute, Beijing China, Faculty and Students English Department;
  • Innovation in Education Symposium, Gengdan Institute University of Technology, Beijing China;
  • NERA Annual Conference: Chair of one presentation session and was Discussant of another presentation session;
  • North Eastern Research Association Annual Conference;
  • Research Study conducted during the Fall 17 semester and a Paper was submitted for presentation in the Fall 18 NERA Conference. Research Study conducted during the Spring '18 and Paper submitted for presentation in the Fall 18 TESOL International Conference.;
  • Invited Presentation, Chinese Symposium;

    Contact Information

    553 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-4060