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Dana Walker

Dana Walker


School of Teacher Education
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
School of Teacher Education
Campus Box 107
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Teaches courses in theories of second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, history of the education of minority language students in the U.S., methods and assessment in linguistically diverse education, research trends in second language and literacy learning, discourse analysis, sociocultural theories of language and literacy development, foundations of educational research.

Other Experience

Director, Youth Radio and Radio Arts in the Multilingual Classroom

Research/Areas of Interest

Sociocultural and activity theories of learning and human development, youth development and learning through youth media, funds of identity, critical race spatial analysis, sociocultural theories of imagination, multiliteracies and second language learning, community-school-university collaborations for social change, Latinx education, interactional ethnography of communication, online versus f2f environments in culturally and linguistically diverse teacher preparation. 

Publications/Creative Works

Honors and Awards