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 Dr. Myriam Jimena Guerra

Assistant Professor 
(210) 784-2553 | Madla 268

Research interests focus on biliteracy, bilingualism in multiple contexts (Home/ School), Spanish Language Arts, family literacies, Latinx children’s literature, and culturally relevant pedagogies for dual language learners.


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Dr. Hsiao-ping Wu

Associate Department Chair & Associate Professor 
(210) 784-2565 | Madla 266

Researches on the linguistic analysis between English and Chinese, computer-mediated writing, computer-mediated communication, technology-enhanced language learning, ESL teacher identity, and language acquisition, specifically in EFL and international students.

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Dr. Esther Garza

Associate Professor
(210) 784-2541 | Madla 267

Research interests are in science education for bilingual learners, biliteracy development, bilingual teacher preparation, bilingual health education, and multiculturalism.


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Dr. Katherine Espinoza

Assistant Professor
(210) 784-2558 | Madla 265

Research explores Chicana teacher and Latinx preservice teacher formation and activism in relation to identity, biliteracy, bilingualism.


Dr. Maria Elena Salazar

Assistant Professor – Professional Track
(210) 784-2511 | Madla 240

Focuses on teaching academic Spanish development and assessment for bilingual education students.