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Brendan H. O'Connor, Ph.D.

Irma Jones 

Brendan H. O'Connor, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Language, Literacy,
and Intercultural Studies

 

DEGREES:

Ph.D. Language, Reading & Culture. Department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies. University of Arizona. College of EducationTucson, AZ. 2012      
                   
M.A. Language, Reading & Culture. University of Arizona. College of EducationTucson, AZ. 2008. Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Stanford UniversityPalo Alto, CA. 2007.

A.B. Linguistics and English. 2002. Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC.

Trinity College, University of Dublin.  Dublin, Ireland. 2000-2001.

CV/VITA:
Brendan H. O'Connor, Ph.D.​

TEACHING INTEREST:
Bilingual/ESL teacher preparation
Ethnographic and sociolinguistic research methods
Critical language awareness
Classroom diversity
Education for social justice
Sociocultural foundations of education
Discourse analysis

COURSES TAUGHT:
BILC/EDSL 6324 Language Acquisition 
BILC 8344 Language Use in Bilingual​ 
EDCI 7300 Thesis
EDCI 7301 Thesis 
EDCI 8391  Dissertation II
EDFR 2301 Intercultural Context of Schooling
EDFR 6388 Socio-Cultural Foundations of Education 
EDFR 8301 Qualitative Research 
EDSL 4306​ Content Area Methods in the ESL Classroom 
EDUC 2301 Introduction to Special Populations

AREA OF SPECIALTY AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Linguistic anthropology of education
Race, culture, and schooling
Classroom discourse
Scientific discourse
Language ideology
Language and identity
Language socialization
Visual anthropology

OFFICE HOURS-SPRING 2014

Monday: By Appointment
Tuesday: 9:30am-10:30am
12:30pm-1:30pm
Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Friday: By Appointment

Office: MAIN 2.120
Voice: (956)882-5713
Fax: (956)882-8929
E-mail: brendan.oconnor@utb.edu

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