Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez Dean, School of Education and Human Services; Tenured Associate Professor; Director, Reading
School of Education

Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez’s research areas are motivation, reading and parenting. She can speak on literacy, educational psychology, and Catholic education.

Areas of Expertise
Literacy, Special Education, Catholic Education, Educational Psychology


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Educ Psych & Ind Differences - University of Houston (2005)
  • Master of Education - Educational Administration - University of St. Thomas (2000)
  • Bachelor of Arts - General Studies - University of St. Thomas (1997)

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