Faculty Profiles

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mibajaj@usfca.edu

Monisha Bajaj, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, International and Multicultural Education

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Education & international development; international & comparative education; human rights education; peace education; educational innovation in the global south; gender and schooling; global education.

Tel: (415) 422-5078
ehfuentes@usfca.edu

Emma Fuentes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, International and Multicultural Education

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Urban Education; educational experiences of Latino students; immigration and education; bilingual education; unequal opportunity and access within US public schools; community organizing for school change; school and community partnerships; equity-minded school reform; cultural citizenship; race and identity; social and cultural theory; qualitative approaches to research (participatory action research, critical ethnography).

Tel:
rmjimenez@usfca.edu

Rosa M. Jiménez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Critical language studies; critical and culturally relevant pedagogies; K-12 Latina/o, immigrant and "English learner" students; qualitative research methodologies.

Tel: (415) 422-2209
katz@usfca.edu

Susan Roberta Katz, Ph.D.

Professor, International and Multicultural Education, Department Chairperson

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Human rights education; bilingual and intercultural education of marginalized populations in the U.S. and worldwide; link between critical pedagogy and academic literacy; examination of youth violence and its link to schooling; action research methodologies.

Tel: (415) 422-2073
skoirala@usfca.edu

Shabnam Koirala-Azad, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Associate Professor, International and Multicultural Education

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Globalization and transnationalism; immigration and education; global citizenship; social and cultural theory; international comparative education; gender, education and social change; qualitative approaches to research.

Tel:
rmarquez4@usfca.edu

Rigoberto Marquez, M.A.

Ethnic Minority Disseration Fellow, Leadership Studies and Internation and Multicultural Education

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Critical theories of race, gender, and sexuality in education, queer youth of color in schools, community engagement and advocacy, law and education, and critical pedagogy.

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Isabel Nuñez, Ph.D., J.D., M.Phil.

Assistant Professor, International and Multicultural Education and Teacher Education

Tel: (415) 422-6041
taylorb@usfca.edu

Betty Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor, International and Multicultural Education

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Emotional intelligence, cultural competency, resiliency, and social learning research approaches to learning; global and multicultural education, higher education administration, management and leadership; women and mentoring, diverse populations and schooling; strategic planning and data-driven decision-making; on-line learning and instruction.

Tel: (415) 422-2062
washingtonb@usfca.edu

Brad D. Washington, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, International and Multicultural Education, Coordinator for Online MA TESOL

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Second language acquisition; language shift; sociolinguistics; comparative international education.