Irma Olmedo, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
Curriculum & Instruction
Irma Olmedo is Associate Professor Emerita whose research and teaching are in the areas of language education, teacher development and issues of immigration and education.
She has published journal articles and book chapters in these areas.
PhD, Kent State U., Curriculum
Certificate of Advanced Study in Curriculum, University of Chicago
MA Latin American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Currently in Progress
Young children’s bilingual, metalinguistic and metacommunicative development:
- Oral history and family narratives of Latino elderly to explore culture and its transmission to younger generation.
- Preparing teachers for urban schools and mentoring teachers for educating English language learners.
- Immigration: Socio-political, linguistic and educational dimensions.