Meet the Lurie College Faculty | Rosalinda Quintanar-Sarellana

Rosalinda Quintanar-Sarellana graduated from Stanford University with a Ph.D. in the area of Literacy, Language and Culture, and a Masters in the area of International Education and Development. Presently, she is a professor at San Jose State University, where she teaches First and Second Language Acquisition and Multicultural Education. She has written numerous articles on language acquisition and language development, social justice and multicultural education. She has also taught at Stanford University, UC Davis, Universidad Metropolitana in Mexico City, Universidad de Monterrey, México; INACAP in Santiago, Chile; Sanko Schools in Gaziantep, Turkey; Nova Scotia, Canada; and Shenzhen, China.  Read Rosalinda’s full profile below and listen to Rosalinda’s personality playlist on the Lurie College Spotify account!

Professor, Teacher Education
Ph.D., Language, Literacy and Culture, Stanford University,Stanford, California.
M.A., Education, (SIDEC) Stanford International Development of Education Center, Stanford, California.
M.A., Sociology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
B.A., Sociology/Social Welfare, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Recent Publications
Quintanar-Sarellana, R. (forthcoming). Bilingual Education: Strategy for Learning. In W. De La Torre; T. Montano; Quintanar-Sarellana, R. (Eds.), Inequality for None: Transforming Practices in Urban Education. Dubuque, IA. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
Montaño, T. & Quintanar-Sarellana, R. (2012). Finding My Serpent Tongue: Do ESL Textbooks Tap the Linguistic and Cultural Capital of Our Long-Term English Language Learners? In Hickman, H. & Profilio, B. The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized Groups in Textbooks. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
Recent Presentations
Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy in Teacher Education and Teacher Leadership Programs. CTA Instruction and Professional Development, UCLA Summer Institute 2019
Creating Chapter Democracy through Anti-Racism, Social Justice and Inclusion. American Association of University Professors Summer InstituteRoosevelt University, Chicago Illinois, July 2019
Social Justice and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy: Three Part Seminar Series. Santa Clara County of Education, Instructional Leadership Corps – CTA and Stanford University Collaboration, March 2019
Towards Becoming a Social Justice Teacher. ILC – Instructional Leadership Corps, Los Angeles, CA, June 2018
Areas of Research Interest
Culturally relevant teacher education programs
Cultural wealth
Funds of knowledge
Ideological clarity – Teacher educators
Linguistic minority students
Social justice
Recommended Reading
Algunos Dias and Algunas Noches by Lauro Quintanar-Carmona

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