Educational Studies

Carla PaciottoCarla Paciotto, Ed.D


QC Complex 1109
309-762-9481 ext. 62291

Curriculum Vitae»

I am a professor of  English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education in the Department of Educational Studies. I teach undergraduate and graduate courses in second language acquisition, bilingualism, English linguistics, cultural and language diversity in education, and assessment in ESL, bilingual and EFL contexts.

My research interests center on Bilingual and Dual Language Education, Second Language Acquisition, Language Maintenance and Shift, and Language Education Policy and Planning. I have conducted research in schools and communities in the the U.S., Mexico, Italy, and Slovenia. My trilingual scholarly work has been published in Language Policy, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, International Journal of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education and Pueblos Indígenas y Educación, among other scholarly journals.