My name is Chris Chang-Bacon, and I am an assistant professor of education at the University of Virginia Curry School of Education and Human Development.
My qualitative and mixed-methods research revolves around bilingualism, literacy, and educational policy. I explore the intersections of race, language, and dialect through critical literacies anti-racist pedagogies.
As a former high school English teacher, K-12 Literacy Coach, and Peace Corps Volunteer, my scholarship stems from over a decade of work in urban, international, multilingual educational settings.
Chang-Bacon, C. K. (2020). Monolingual Language Ideologies and the Massachusetts Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement Initiative: A Critical Policy Analysis. Educational Policy. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0895904820901465
Bacon, C. K. (2018). “It’s Not Really My Job”: A Mixed Methods Framework for Language Ideologies, Monolingualism, and Teaching Emergent Bilingual Learners. Journal of Teacher Education. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0022487118783188
Bacon, C. K. (2017). Multilanguage, Multipurpose: A literature review, synthesis, and framework for critical literacies in English language teaching. Journal of Literacy Research 49(3), 424-453. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1086296X17718324
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