Dr. Emiliano Gonzalez Dr. Emiliano Gonzalez Tenured Professor of Education; Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning; Director of Curriculum & Instruction Program
School of Education

Dr. Emiliano Gonzalez’s educational research areas are equitable and optimal education for students in poverty, quality education for immigrants in pre-k through higher education, and curriculum and instruction for diverse populations. He can speak on educational issues of the plight of the poor, immigrants’ education for all students, and curricular issues in relation to student diversity in American schools.

Areas of Expertise
Poverty and Education, Immigrants and Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Curriculum and Instruction - Indiana University (1998)
  • Master of Education - Education Administration - University of Texas Pan American (1993)
  • Bachelor of Arts - English (BA) - University of Texas at Austin (1987)


  • Book on Curriculum & Instruction on how to work with ELL (2014)
  • Reading Strategies to assist ELL (2014)


  • "Cultivating Successful Conditions For High Performance: Knowledge and Skills Young People Need For Success in College and Careers" (2014)
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