Kris Gutierrez

Affiliation: Professor of Learning Sciences and Literacy, University of Colorado Boulder



Kris D. Gutiérrez is Professor of Learning Sciences and Literacy and holds the Inaugural Provost’s Chair at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is also Professor Emerita of Social Research Methodology at GSE&IS at UCLA. Professor Gutiérrez is a national leader in education, with an emphasis in literacy, learning, and interpretive approaches to inquiry. Gutiérrez is a member of the National Academy of Education and is the Past President of the American Educational Research Association and the National Conference on Research on Language and Literacy. Gutiérrez was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be a member of the National Board for the Institute of Education Sciences. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board.