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Dr. Patrick H Smith

ASSOC PROF of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education,Latin American and Caribbean Studies,Latina/Latino Studies, and Curriculum and Instruction

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Specializations / Research Interest(s)

  • Language and Literacy in Spanish/English bilingual communities; Texas border colonias; bilingual education; funds of linguistic knowledge; human capital and multilingualism


  • A.B. History (U.S. and Africa), Bowdoin College; MAT in TESOL, School for International Training; Ph.D. Language, Reading & Culture, University of Arizona

Distinctions / Awards

  • Miembro, Sistema Nacional de Investigadores México (2001-2006); 1st Place Outstanding Dissertations Competition, National Association for Bilingual Education, 2001); Joyce. M. Morris Award History of Reading Special Interest Group, International Reading Association (2010)

LLS Titles & Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Affiliate of Latina/Latino Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education