Nancy H. Hornberger

Professor Emerita of Education

Member, Anthropology Graduate Group, Penn School of Arts & Sciences

  • Ph.D. (Educational Policy Studies; minor in Linguistics) University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985
  • M.A. (Education, specializing in Bilingual Education) New York University, 1973
  • B.A. cum laude (Hispanic-American History and Literature) Harvard University, 1972
Areas of Expertise
  • Educational linguistics and sociolinguistics
  • Educational ethnography and anthropology
  • Bilingualism and biliteracy
  • Multilingualism and language education policy
  • Ethnography of language policy
  • Indigenous education and language revitalization
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Dr. Hornberger talks about her work on bilingualism, biliteracy, and Indigenous language revitalization at classroom, community, and policy levels.

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