Gentry - 413C
Phone: (860) 486-9523
Fax: (860) 486-0280
Mondays 9:00-12:00, Tuesdays 1:00-4:00, and by appt.
Neag School of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
249 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3033
Storrs, CT 06269-3033
Current Courses Taught:
EDCI 5875 Multicultural Education
EDCI 5885 Critical Pedagogy
EDCI 6094 Research in Urban Schools and Communities
American Educational Research Association (AERA) Leadership for Social Justice SIG “Bridge Person” Award, 2011
University of Connecticut, Puerto Rican and Latino Cultural Center, Outstanding Faculty Award, 2011
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Junior Faculty Fellowship 2010
Neag School of Education Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award 2008
NCTE Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color Fellowship 2006-2008
National Association for Multicultural Education
American Educational Research Association
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
Puerto Rican Studies Association
Irizarry, J.G. (2012). Los Caminos: Latino/a youth forging pathways into higher education. Journal of Hispanics in Higher Education. 11(3) 291–309.
Irizarry, J.G. & Donaldson, M.L. (2012). Teach for América: The latinization of U.S.schools and the critical shortage of Latina/o teachers. American EducationalResearch Journal (AERJ), 49(1), 155-194.
Irizarry, J.G. (2011). Buscando la libertad: Latino youth in search of freedomin school. Democracy and Education, 19(1), 1-10.
Irizarry, J.G. (2011). En la lucha: The struggles and triumphs of Latino/apreservice teachers. Teachers College Record, 113(12), 2804-2835.
Irizarry, J.G. (2011). The Latinization of U.S. Schools: Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishing.
Irizarry, J.G. & Raible, J. (2010). As cultures collide: Unpacking thesociopolitical context surrounding English Language Learners. In Milner, H.R.(Ed) (2010). Culture, Curriculum, and Identity in Education: Progressive Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 129-158.
Irizarry, J.G. (2010). Culturally responsive pedagogy. In Cooper, J.M. (Ed). Classroom Teaching Skills (9th Edition). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Irizarry, J.G. & Nieto, S. (2009). Latino theoretical contributions to educational praxis: Abriendo caminos, construyendo puentes. In Murillo, E. (Ed.) (2009). Handbook of Latinos and Education: Research, Theory & Practice. Mahwah, NJ:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 108-123.
Irizarry, J.G. (2009). Representin’: Drawing from urban youth culture to inform teacher preparation. Education and Urban Society, 41(4), 489-515.
Irizarry, J.G. (2009). Reinvigorating multicultural education through participatory action research. Multicultural Perspectives, 11(4), 194-199.