Kathryn Davis has a M.A. degree from
the University of Leeds (England) and a Ph.D. degree in Language, Literacy,
and Culture from the School of Education, Stanford University. She is Associate
Professor of Second Language Studies and also serves as director of the Center
for Second Language Research (CSLR). She specializes in qualitative research,
bilingualism, biliteracy,and language/educational policy and planning. She has
published several books and co-edited special issues for TESOL Quarterly ( Qualitative
Research; Gender & Language Education) and Anthropology & Education
Quarterly (Authenticity and Identity Issues in Indigenous Language Education).
Her CSLR activities include grant writing and directing funded projects. Current
projects she directs are: 1) a federally funded Studies of Heritage and Academic
Language and Literacies (SHALL) high school program and 2) a federally funded
Bilingual Studies undergraduate program at the University of Hawaii.
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