Teaching Awards

2018 Parents’ Recognition Award for Contributions to Students, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2012 Recipient of University of Nebraska College Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Education and Human Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2003 Recipient of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Distinguished Membership for contributions to the classroom, the campus, and the community, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Courses Taught

Language, Culture, and Education (Graduate, Even Years, Fall Semester)

Language and Power (Graduate, Odd Year, Fall Semester)

Ethnographic Research Methods (Graduate, every Spring Semester)

Discourse Analysis (Graduate, Summer 3-week course, every even year)

Linguistics in Language and Learning Contexts (Undergraduate and Graduate, every Fall Semester and some Summer)

Ph.D. Seminar in Ethnographic Research Methods, Spring 2019
Photo Credit: Loren Rye, Pixel Lab, UNL

Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education (Undergraduate, ad hoc)

Literacy Processes and Practices: Youth in Context (Undergraduate and Graduate, Fall or Spring Semesters; Summer Graduate only and Online)

Language and Learning (Graduate, Summer 2014)

Literature for Adolescents (Undergraduate)

Literacy, Gender, and Ethnicity in Schools (Graduate)