Ofelia García & Ricardo Otheguy

Ofelia García & Ricardo Otheguy

City University of New York
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Ofelia García is professor emerita in the Ph.D. programs in urban education and Latin American, Iberian and Latino cultures at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York. García has published widely in the areas of bilingualism/ multilingualism and bilingual education, language education, language policy, and sociology of language. The American Educational Research Association has awarded her three Lifetime Research Achievement Awards ––Distinguished Contributions to Social Contexts in Education (2019), Bilingual Education (2017), and Second Language Acquisition Leadership through Research (2019). She is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Education. For more, visit www.ofeliagarcia.org.

Ricardo Otheguy is professor emeritus of linguistics at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York. His work has appeared in major international journals. His interests in theoretical linguistics are in functional-semiotic approaches to grammar; variationist sociolinguistics; and communicative and conceptual approaches to language continuity and change in situations of contact. In applied linguistics, his publications are in the areas of bilingualism and the education of Latinos in the United States.

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