Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Doctoral Studies
Clinical Assistant Professor
LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION
Curriculum and Instruction; Access and Equity; Bullying; English Education; Educator Preparation; Gender, Culture, and Equity; ESL / ENL / Bilingual; Literacy; Higher Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Qualitative Research Methods; Professional / Staff Development; Social and Emotional Development
My research explores issues of teacher preparation, teacher candidate identity formation, teacher professional identity formation, and teacher retention and attrition. In addition, my research examines professional identity development of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, mentoring relationships, and mentoring practices as they relate to self-efficacy, sociocultural inequity, and belongingness in higher education.