Teacher and Bilingual Education Faculty

Dr. Jack Bradley

Dr. Jack Bradley

Professor

Coordinator, Early Childhood Education Graduate Program

Office Phone:361-593-2880

Office Location: Rhode Hall #260

E-mail: kfjab01@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ed.D., Texas A&M University; M.Ed., University of West Florida; B.A., Michigan State University

Areas of Expertise: Texas Teacher Certification, Principal, Teacher Appraisal, Curriculum

Research Interests: Early Childhood Education, Reading in the Content Area, Creative Teaching Strategies

Dr. Karen Sue Bradley

Dr. Karen Sue Bradley

Professor

Coordinator, Reading Specialist Graduate Program

Office Phone:361-593-2898

Office Location: Rhode Hall #262

E-mail: kfksb00@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ed.D., Texas A&M University; M.A., Michigan State University; B.A., Michigan State University

Areas of Expertise: Texas Teacher Certification, Reading Specialist, Writing Project Trainer, Principal, Assistant Superintendent

Research Interests: Early Literacy, Reading Comprehension, Creative Teaching Strategies

Dr. Mike Desiderio

Dr. Mike Desiderio

Professor

Office Phone:361-593-4768

Office Location: Rhode Hall #254

E-mail:kfmfd00@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., Texas A&M University; M.Ed., Sul Ross State University; B.S.E., John Brown University

Areas of Expertise: Curriculum & Instruction, Behavior Management, Research Methods, Child & Adolescent Development

Research Interests: Education Law, Education Technology, Middle Schools, Online Education

Dr. Jaya Goswami

Dr. Jaya Goswami

Associate Professor

Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Performance

Director, Center for Teaching Effectiveness

Office Phone:361-593-4413

Office Location: Rhode Hall #112

E-mail: jaya.goswami@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., University of Connecticut; M.A., University of Delhi, India; B.A., Gauhati University, India

Areas of Expertise: Linguistics, first and second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, cooperative learning, distance learning

Dr. Armando Garza

Assistant Professor

 

Office Phone:361-593-2987

Office Location: Rhode Hall #207

E-mail: armando.garza@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D. University of Texas at San Antonio; M.Ed. LaGrange College; B.A. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Areas of Expertise: Teaching Emergent Bilingual Students, teaching and learning ESL, teaching subject-matter in Spanish, Biliteracy and Bilingualism of Latin@ students.

Research Interests: Issues related to bilingual and biliteracy experiences of Latina/o students, mathematics and science education of minority students (especially emergent bilingual students), teacher preparation, and transnational and borderland education across the US-Mexico border.

Dr. Gina Garza-Reyna

Assistant Professor

 

Office Phone:361-593-

Office Location: Rhode Hall #

E-mail: @tamuk.edu

Degrees:

Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Norma Guzman

Dr. Norma Guzman

Associate Professor

Coordinator, Undergraduate EC-6 Bilingual Education; Master of Science in Bilingual Education

Office Phone:361-593-2675

Office Location: Rhode Hall #208

E-mail: norma.guzman@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.A., University of Texas-Pan American; B.A., Southwest Texas State University

Areas of Expertise: Bilingual assessment; disproportionality; multicultural education; cultural and linguistic diversity; school pyschology; mixed methods research

Research Interests: Language use, bilingual education, policies and practices, culturally relevant practices

Dr. Patti Huskin

Dr. Patti Huskin

Assistant Professor

Office Phone: 361-593-4912

Office Location: Rhode Hall #256

E-mail: patricia.huskin@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., University of New Mexico; M.Ed., University of La Verne; B.S., California State University, Fullerton

Areas of Expertise: Early Child Special Education, Intellectual Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Research Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Inclusion, Perception of Disabilities, and Special Education Teacher Preparation

Dr. Marie Lassmann

Dr. Marie Lassmann

Professor

Coordinator, M.S. in Education Online Degree

Coordinator, Undergraduate Secondary, All-level, and 4-8 Programs

Office Phone:361-593-2907

Office Location: Rhode Hall #206

E-mail: marie.lassmann@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D. University of Texas; M.Ed. Texas A&I University; B.Ed. Texas A&I University

Areas of Expertise: Secondary education, All Level education, 4-8 education

Research Interests: Substitute teaching and developing critical thinking skills in students

Dr. McNair

Dr. Lisa McNair

Assistant Professor

Office Phone:361-593-4993

Office Location: Rhode Hall #258

E-mail: cheryl.mcnair@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; B.S. Texas A&I University

Areas of Expertise: Literacy, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary/Secondary/Middle Education

Research Interests: Strategy Instruction, Critical Thinking Skills, Metacognition, Self-efficacy, Teacher Preparation

Dr. Zonia Obregon

Dr. Zonia Garcia-Obregon

Assistant Professor

Office Phone:361-593-2839

Office Location: Rhode Hall #

E-mail: zonia@tamuk.edu

Degrees: 

Areas of Expertise: 

Research Interests: Underrepresentation of Hispanics in Higher Education

Dr. Olivia Modesto

Assistant Professor

 

Office Phone:361-593-

Office Location: Rhode Hall #

E-mail: @tamuk.edu

Degrees:

Areas of Expertise:
Dr. McNair

Dr. Ari Sherris

Assistant Professor

Office Phone:361-593-2910

Office Location: Rhode Hall #203

E-mail: arieh.sherris@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., George Mason University; M.A., University of Surrey (England); B.A., Shimer College

Areas of Expertise: Academic English; Applied Linguistics, Bi/Multilingual Literacy & Education; Curriculum Development; Discourse Analysis; Language Policy; Second Language Acquisition; Task-based Language Teaching; Teacher Observation

Research Interests: Complementary Education Programs; Documenting Endangered Metaphors (e.g., Flathead Salish); Endangered Language Pedagogy & Revitalization (e.g., Mikasuki, Flathead Salish, and Safaliba); Interaction; Language Policy; Multilingualism

Dr. Marsha D. Sowell

Assistant Professor

Office Phone:361-593-4782

Office Location: Rhode Hall #263

E-mail: marsha.sowell@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ph. D, Texas Tech University; M.A., University of Texas-Permian Basin; B.A., Angelo State University

Areas of Expertise: Middle Level Education

Research Interests: Developing and Supporting Teacher Leaders; Effective Instructional Strategies

Dr. Roberto Torres

Dr. Roberto Torres

Associate Professor

Office Phone:361-593-2797

Office Location: Rhode Hall #200A

E-mail: kfrlt00@tamuk.edu

Degrees: 

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Research Interests: 

Dr. Monica Wong-Ratcliff

Dr. Monica Wong-Ratcliff

Assistant Professor

Office Phone:361-593-4781

Office Location: Rhode Hall #204

E-mail: monica.ratcliff@tamuk.edu

Degrees: Ed.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe; M.ED., University of Louisiana at Monroe; M.B.A., Aberystwyth University, UK.

Areas of Expertise: Students with Mild & Moderate Disabilities, Inclusive Education, Reading Intervention, Pre-service Teacher Preparation, Curriculum and Instruction, and Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research Designs

Research Interests: Teacher Preparation Program, Full Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Math Instruction, and Student Success

Part-Time Faculty

Ms. Anna

Alaniz

Ms. Mary

Atkinson

Dr. Jeanine

Birdwell

Dr. Shirley

Bleidt

Mr. Joe

Calvillo

Ms. Livia

Diaz

Mr. Antonio

Elizondo

Ms. Aminta

Elizondo

Dr. Melly

Guerra

Dr. Eden

Hernandez

Ms. Donna

Hilliard

Ms. Jane

Lyon

Dr. Cassie

McClung

Dr. Thomas

Mize

Ms. Herminia

Ramirez

Dr. Tadeo

Reyna

Ms. Emma

Rios

Ms. Xochita

Rocha

Ms. Diana

Rodriguez

Mr. Eusebio

Torres

Graduate Assistants

Xenia Barbosa

Gyanu Gautam

Monica Medina

Soraima Pirela

Elaine Tien

Victor Villegas

This page was last updated on: August 25, 2016