Rosalie Rolón Dow, Associate Professor in the School of Education
Associate Professor in the School of Education
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Rosalie Rolón Dow is an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware. She is a faculty fellow at the Center for the Study of Diversity, University of Delaware. She began her education career as a bilingual elementary school teacher and received her Ph.D. from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, in Urban Education. An ethnographer of education, Dr. Rolón-Dow studies how race, gender and social class dynamics shape the educational opportunities and experiences of urban families. In particular, her work pays special attention to the anthropology of Latino education. Drawing on sociocultural frameworks of education, her teaching and research endeavors aim to address issues of educational (in) equity and seek to promote socially just educational practices and policies. She has conducted research in Delaware, Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. She has published her research in The American Education Research Journal, The Journal of Anthropology of Education, Race and Ethnicity in Education and other education journals. She is co-editor of a forthcoming book focused on the educational experiences of Puerto Rican students.
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