CEBER Team

Dr. Alberto M. Ochoa co-founded the Center for Equity and Biliteracy Education Research in 2004 and retired as a faculty member in 2013. Dr. Cristina Alfaro became the Executive Director of CEBER in 2013.

Executive Director

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Cristina Alfaro, Ph.D.
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Dr. Cristina Alfaro is Provost Chair of Faculty, Diversity and Inclusion at San Diego State University; Professor in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education; and Executive Director of CEBER. Alfaro investigates: (a) dual language teacher preparation, (b) transnational/binational teacher education, (c) ideological clarity and critical consciousness development and (d) program leadership and evaluation.

Associated Faculty

Dr Alberto Ochoa

Alberto Ochoa, Ph.D. 
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Dr. Alberto M. Ochoa is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education at San Diego State University.

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Margarita Machado-Casas, Ph.D.
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Dr. Margarita Machado-Casas is Professor and Chair in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education. Machado-Casas investigates: (a) family and community multiliteracies, (b) migration and immigration, (c) bilingual teacher education, (d) technology in educational spaces and (d) assessment and evaluation.

Dr Sera Hernandez

Sera Hernandez, Ph.D.
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Dr. Sera Hernandez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education at San Diego State University. Hernandez investigates: (a) language policy and practice, (b) early childhood and dual language learners, and (c) biliteracy, multiple literacies and modalities.

Saul Maldonado

Saúl I. Maldonado, Ph.D.
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Dr. Saúl I. Maldonado is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education at San Diego State University. Maldonado investigates: (a) mathematics and science achievement in K-12 schools, (b) bilingual teacher education and (c) culturally responsive evaluation and assessment.

 

Alberto Esquinca

Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D.
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Dr. Alberto Esquinca is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education. Esquinca investigates: (a) language use and language learning in the context of STEM, (b) bi- and multiliterate identities, and (c) transnational, transborder/transfronterizx student experiences.

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Karen Cadiero-Kaplan, Ph.D.
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Dr. Karen Cadiero-Kaplan is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education at San Diego State University.

 

CENTER SUPPORT

 

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Elizabeth Delgado
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Elizabeth Delgado is an undergraduate student at San Diego State University and contributes graphic design to CEBER and the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education.