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Bio

Dr. Eugene García is presently professor emeritus at Arizona State University (ASU).  From 2002-2006, he was the Dean of the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education on the Tempe campus of ASU.   From 2006-2011 he was Professor and Vice President for Education Partnerships at ASU.  Before joining ASU, he served as Professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley from 1995-2001.  He received his B.A. from the University of Utah in Psychology and his Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of Kansas.  He has served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Human Development at Harvard University and as a National Research Council Fellow.  He has been a recipient of a National Kellogg Leadership Fellowship and received numerous academic and public honors.  He served as a faculty member at the University of Utah, the University of California, Santa Barbara, Arizona State University and the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He has served previously as a national research center director, an academic department chair on two occasions, and as dean of the Social Sciences Division at University of California, Santa Cruz.  Dr. García is involved in various community activities and has served as an elected member of an urban school board.  He has published extensively in the area of language teaching and bilingual development authoring and/or co-authoring over 200 articles and book chapters along with 14 books and monographs.  He holds leadership positions in professional organizations and continues to serve in an editorial capacity for psychological, linguistic and educational journals and serves regularly as a proposal panel reviewer for federal, state and foundation agencies.  He served as a Senior Officer in the U.S. Department of Education from 1993-1995.  He is conducting research in the areas of effective schooling for linguistically and culturally diverse student populations and has chaired the National Task Force on Early Education for Hispanics funded by the Foundation for Child Development. He has been honored by AERA, SRCD, NAEYC, ASCD and AAHHE for his research contributions and in May, 2011 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Erikson Institute, Chicago, in recognition of his contributions to the area of Child Development. Most recently he was appointed to the Board on Children, Youth and Families of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.  His most recent books include Young English Language Learners (2010), edited with E. Frede (Teachers College Press), Bilingualism and Cognition (2011) with Jose Nanez(American Psychological Association) and Understanding the Language Development and Early Education of Hispanic Children with Erminda Garcia (2012) Teachers College Press.   His research website address is http://www.ecehispanic.org/

Courses

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EDA 792 Research
EDA 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EDA 792 Research
EDA 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EDA 792 Research
EDA 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EDA 799 Dissertation

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Dual Language Learner Research. UNIV NORTH CAROLINA-CHAPL HILL (3/1/2012 - 7/31/2014).
  2. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Governor's office ISA VPEP. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-CHILDREN (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011).
  3. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . STRIVE: Education Partnership Development. Strive (10/1/2009 - 8/31/2010).
  4. Marsiglia,Flavio * Marsiglia,Flavio * Alvarado Hernandez,Ruby R Garcia,Eugene Ernest . Tobacco Merchant Education Project. AZ DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES (6/25/2009 - 11/30/2012).
  5. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Tracking Opportunities for Children Ages 0-8 in the Federal Stimulus Package. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC (3/1/2009 - 12/15/2010).
  6. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Tracking P-K-3 Opportunities in the Federal Stimulus package. Found. for Child Dev. (2/1/2009 - 12/31/2009).
  7. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Binational Research Conference - Pre K-12. Found. for Child Dev. (1/1/2009 - 6/30/2010).
  8. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . AZ Foundation for Legal Services Junior Law. AZ FDN FOR LEGAL SVC & EDUC (1/1/2009 - 12/31/2009).
  9. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Hewlett Reading Initiatives. HEWLETT (WILLIAM & FLORA) FDN (10/27/2008 - 9/30/2009).
  10. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Early Childhood Education Strategy Design, Testing and Evaluation Agenda. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC (11/1/2006 - 10/31/2007).
  11. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Strategic Communications Phase of the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Found. for Child Dev. (9/1/2006 - 12/31/2007).
  12. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * Casanova,Ursula . WREL Invitation Symposia. WESTED (6/15/2006 - 1/15/2007).
  13. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * Burke,Amanda M . Innovative Education for South Scottsdale. PIPER CHARITABLE TRUST (4/10/2006 - 1/20/2007).
  14. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Strategic Communications Activities of the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Marguerite Casey Foundation (1/1/2006 - 12/31/2007).
  15. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Supporting the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC (12/1/2005 - 11/30/2006).
  16. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Development and Implementing the Strategic Communications Plan for the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Peppercorn Foundation (11/30/2005 - 10/31/2006).
  17. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Strategic Communications Plan for the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Winthrop Rockefeller (10/15/2005 - 9/30/2007).
  18. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * Mangini,Margaret A . Consultant Services for Roosevelt School District. ROOSEVELT SCHOOL DISTRICT (9/9/2005 - 12/31/2005).
  19. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Effective Schooling for Latino Children - Identifying Discontinuities Between Home & Preschool. UNIV OF CA AT BERKELEY (2/1/2005 - 4/30/2007).
  20. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * Keim,Robert T . Arizona Schools Benchmark Study. AZ DEPT OF EDUCATION (1/15/2005 - 6/30/2006).
  21. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Found. for Child Dev. (7/1/2004 - 8/31/2006).
  22. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . ALPHA Partnership. AZ COMMUNITY FDN (7/1/2004 - 6/30/2009).
  23. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanic Children. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC (4/1/2004 - 6/30/2005).
  24. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . Evaluation Component of the STAY in School Initiative. AZ COMM FOR POSTSECONDARY ED (7/1/2003 - 6/30/2004).
  25. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . A State Forum on Enhancing School Completion. AZ COMMUNITY FDN (7/1/2003 - 6/30/2004).
  26. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * Vallejo,Carlos J . PROJECT TEACH (TRAINING EDUCATORS FOR ALL CHILDREN). ED (10/1/2002 - 9/30/2006).
  27. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . INSTRUCTIONAL INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE SCIENCE & LITERACY FOR LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS. UNIV OF MIAMI (8/15/2002 - 9/30/2005).
  28. Garcia,Eugene Ernest * . ESL PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION. ED (10/1/1987 - 9/30/1988).

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