Affiliation: Professor, Education and Information Studies, UCLA
I am a Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. I teach in the doctoral program on Urban Schooling the undergraduate minor in Education, and the Teacher Education Program, where I also serve as Director of Faculty. I am co-Director of the International Program on Migration. My research focuses on the experiences of the children of immigrants in urban communities, and especially their work as language and culture brokers in homes, schools, and our UCLinks after-school program. I was a bilingual classroom teacher in Los Angeles from 1983-1993.