Marie Tejero Hughes, PhD
Professor of Special Education
Building & Room:
1040 W. Harrison St. (MC 147), Chicago, IL 60607
Marie Tejero Hughes is a professor of special education.
She is the director of graduate studies for the Department of Special Education and a Faculty Fellow in the Honors College. Dr. Tejero Hughes primarily teaches graduate courses in literacy designed for general and special education teachers working in urban communities. Her areas of expertise include learning disabilities, comprehension instruction for students struggling with reading, and Latino family engagement in education.
McGrath, A. & Hughes, M. T. (2018). Students with learning disabilities in inquiry-based science classrooms: A cross case analysis. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 41, 131-143.
Núñez, G., & Hughes, M. T. (2018) Latina mothers’ perceptions and experiences of home-based speech and language therapy. Perspectives of the ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association) Special Interest Groups SIG 14, 3(Part 2), 40-56.
Hughes, M. T. & Talbott, E. (Eds.) (2017). The Wiley handbook on diversity in special education. Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Parker-Katz, M., Hughes, M. T. & Lee, G. (2017). Preparing educators to teach literacy students: Knowledge, dilemmas, and practices. In M. T. Hughes & E. Talbott (Eds.). The Wiley handbook on diversity in special education (pp. 467-492). Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
PhD, University of Miami, Reading and Learning Disabilities
MSEd, University of Miami, Elementary Education
BSEd, University of Miami, Early Childhood/Elementary Education