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Penn GSE Faculty Nelson Flores

Associate Professor

  • Bilingual education
  • Language education policy
  • Latinx education
  • Race and racialization
  • Raciolinguistic ideologies
Penn GSE Faculty Amy Stornaiuolo

Associate Professor

  • Literacy and learning in adolescence and adulthood
  • Digital literacies
  • Writing
  • Teachers, youth, and social media
  • Education in global contexts
Penn GSE Faculty Vivian L. Gadsden

William T. Carter Professor of Child Development and Education

  • Literacy and at-risk youth
  • Fathers and families
  • Intergenerational learning
  • Parental engagement
Penn GSE Faculty Nancy H. Hornberger

Professor

  • 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
Penn GSE Faculty Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

Associate Professor

  • Children’s and young adult literature
  • Teaching of literature
  • English education
  • African American education
  • Classroom interaction research
Penn GSE Faculty Daniel A. Wagner

Professor

  • International education and development
  • Literacy, learning, and cognition in children, youth, and adults
  • Language acquisition and multi-lingualism
  • Educational technologies
  • Educational psychology
Penn GSE Faculty Yuko Goto Butler

Professor

  • Language assessment
  • Cross-linguistic and cross-cultural learning and teaching
  • Second language acquisition among young learners
  • Bilingualism and biliteracy
Penn GSE Faculty Betsy R. Rymes

Professor

  • Citizen Sociolinguistics
  • Language socialization
  • Multilingualism and TESOL
  • Youth culture, mass media, and schooling
Penn GSE Faculty Anne Pomerantz

Professor of Practice

  • Language teaching
  • Language teacher education
  • Humor and language play in multilingual contexts
  • Intercultural communication
  • Discourse analysis