Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Doctoral Studies
Clinical Assistant Professor
LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION
Curriculum and Instruction; English Education; Educator Preparation; Gender, Culture, and Equity; ESL / ENL / Bilingual; Literacy; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Qualitative Research Methods; Social and Emotional Development
My research explores issues of teacher preparation, teacher candidate identity formation, teacher professional identity development, teacher retention and attrition, mentoring relationships, narrative and phenomenological inquiry, and mentoring practices in STEM higher education as they relate to self-efficacy, gender inequality, and belongingness within diverse educational contexts.