Meet our Alumni

Bilingual/Bicultural Education

  • Monica Tellez de Arste
    M.Ed. in Bilingual Bicultural Education, 2009
    PreKindergarten teacher at Ridgetop Elementary, Austin ISD
  • Clarena Larrotta
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2005
    Associate Professor of Adult Education, Texas State University
  • Antonieta Avila
    Ph.D. in Bilingual Bicultural Education, 2013
    Assistant Professor of Second Language Education, University of Wisconsin
  • Iliana Alanís
    Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, 1998
    Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair, Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Belinda Flores
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1999
    Professor of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Alma Itzé Flores
    M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2011
    Doctoral Student, UCLA
  • Dora Fabelo
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2008
    Executive Director for Human Resources, Austin Independent School District

Cultural Studies in Education

  • Keith M. Sturges
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2011
    Founder and CEO Indikus Program Evaluation and Planning
  • Claudia G. Cervantes-Soon
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2011
    Assistant Professor of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • G. Sue Kasun
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    Assistant Professor Cultural Studies in Education, Utah State University
  • Aurora Chang
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2010
    Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Loyola University
  • Albert Bimper, Jr.
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    Senior Associate Athletic Director & Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
  • Juan F. Carillo
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2010
    Assistant Professor of Education, Cultural Studies and Literacies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,

Early Childhood Education

  • Jill Scott
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2010
    Assistant Professor, Teacher Education, Abilene Christian University
  • Nailah Jones
    M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    ESL/Kinder Teacher, Govalle Elementary School

Foreign Language Education

  • Nihat Polat
    Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education, 2007
    Assistant Professor of Education and ESL MSED Program Director, Duquesne University
  • Hayriye Kayi-Aydar
    Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education, 2012
    Assistant Professor, ESL Education, University of Arkansas
  • Yung-wei Hao
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction 2004
    Associate Professor, National Taiwan Normal University

Language and Literacy Studies

  • Caitlin McMunn Dooley
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2004
    Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, Georgia State University
  • Thomas Newkirk
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1977
  • Cynthia Selfe
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1981

Learning Technologies

  • Kimberly Gonzales
    M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    Digital Content Engineer, Texas Instruments
  • Justin Olmanson
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2011
    Assistant Professor of Learning, Teaching, and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska
  • Brian Stockus
    M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2006
    Senior Instructional Designer, Time to Know
  • Michael Anderson
    M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    Director of Online Learning, UT San Antonio
  • Melinda Jackson
    M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1999
    Instructional Designer, Enspire Learning
  • Haekyung Lee
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2008
    Manager, CJ Corporation
  • Katherine Cennamo
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1989
    Professor of Instructional Design and Technology, Virginia Tech
  • Yung-wei Hao
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction 2004
    Associate Professor, National Taiwan Normal University

Physical Education Teacher Education

  • Brian Dauenhauer
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2014
    Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado
  • Willy Kipkemboi Rotich
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2010
    Assistant Professor of Physical Education, St. Bonaventure University
  • Erin Centeio
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    Assistant Professor, Wayne State University

Social Studies Education

  • Antonio J. Castro
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
    Assistant Professor of Education, University of Missouri
  • Brooke Blevins
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2011
    Assistant Professor of Education, Baylor University
  • Whitney Blankenship
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2008
    Coordinator of Secondary History Education and Assistant Professor of Educational Studies, Rhode Island College
  • LaGarrett King
    Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
    Assistant Professor of Secondary Social Studies Education, Clemson University

STEM Education

  • Candace Walkington
    Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, 2010
    Assistant Professor in Teaching and Learning, Southern Methodist University
  • Janice Trinidad
    Ph.D. in Physics, Certification from UTeach Natural Sciences, 2007
    Teacher, Manor Tech High School
  • Chun-Yen Chang
    Ph.D. in Science Education, 1996
    Director of the Science Education Center, National Taiwan Normal University
Last updated on March 20, 2013