One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200

Kathy Bussert-Webb, Ph.D.

Michelle Abrego, Ed.D.

Kathy Bussert-Webb, Ph.D.
Department of Language, Literacy and
Intercultural Studies


Doctor of Philosophy in Language Education (focus on literacy),
Indiana University, Bloomington, spring 1997.

Master of Arts, Applied Linguistics (focus on Teaching English as a Second Language),
Indiana University, Bloomington, spring 1989.

Bachelor of Arts, Double major in Journalism and Political Science
(focus on newspaper reporting and international politics),
Indiana University, Bloomington, spring 1984


Kathy Bussert-Webb, Ph.D.


Literacies (community, Critical Digital, Disciplinary, Multi-modal, and Print) to help Diverse Learners Succeed and Lead in the 21st Century; Service Learning; Face-to-Face, Hybrid, and Online Teaching.


EDLI ​3325 Literacy across the Curriculum for English Language Learners - Elementary
EDLI 3329 ESL Literacy and Assessment
EDLI 4351 Content Area Literacy – Secondary
EDLI 4367 Teaching Reading to the English Language Learner
EDLI 6310 Emergent Reading and Digital Literacy Research and Instruction for Emergent Bilinguals​
EDLI 6320 Adolescent Reading and Digital Literacy Instruction for Emergent Bilinguals
EDLI 6330 Diverse Learner Reading and Digital Literacy, Issues, and Instruction
EDLI 6360 Assessment Practices in Reading and Digital Literacies for Diverse Learners
EDCI 8324 Literacy Across the Curriculum

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Community literacy, disciplinary literacy, digital literacy, and academic mentoring through service learning​

Office Hours
Spring 2015

Monday: 2:25pm-4:25pm
Tuesday: 1:25pm-4:25pm
Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday: By Appointment
Friday: By Appointment


Office: Main 2.116 
Voice: (956)882-7595
Fax: (956)882-8929

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