Notable Faculty & Student Achievements

February 2018

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Education Suzanne García-Mateus received second place in the Bilingual Education Research SIG Outstanding Dissertation Award, which will be presented on April 15, 2018, at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference in New York City. She is also a finalist for the AERA Second Language Research SIG Outstanding Dissertation Award.

December 2017

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Education Suzanne García-Mateus co-presented a poster titled “How do heritage speakers support their 3rd generation children’s bilingual development? An urgent call for making connections between family and institutional language policy decisions” at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29–Dec. 3, 2017.

August 2017

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Education Suzanne García-Mateus published an article titled “Translanguaging Pedagogies for Positive Identities in Two-Way Dual Language Bilingual Education” in the Journal of Language, Identity & Education. The article is coauthored with Deborah Palmer, a professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

May 2017

  • Professor of Education Michael Kamen and Mary Rouhiainen, Class of 2018, co-presented findings from their summer Faculty-Student Research project titled “Role of Imaginary Play in the Zone of Proximal Development and Science Learning” at the annual conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching.