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Janis Massa

Associate Professor

Janis Massa

Contact

janis.massa@lehman.cuny.edu
718-960-8893
Carman Hall 394
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Education

B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Biography

Professor Massa's academic interests include the sociocultural context of teaching and learning, critical literacy theory, and second language acquisition. Her research is on urban school reform, immigration and education

Selected Publications

  • "Critical literacy development in action." Theory in Action 2 (2009): 195-221 (with L. Pinhasi-Vittorio).
  • "L2 pedagogy and globalization: An historic overview." Academic Exchange Quarterly, 1 (2008): 45-50.
  • Reinventing Education in the New Geography" In J. Miller and J. Grocci (eds.),On Becoming a Productive University: Strategies for Reducing Costs and Increasing Quality (2005).
  • Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Classroom (2003).