Nancy Hornberger

Nancy Hornberger

Professor, Educational Linguistics Division of the Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

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Biography

Member, CAL Board of Trustees 2020

Nancy Hornberger is a Professor in the Educational Linguistics Division of the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. She is internationally known for her work in bilingualism and biliteracy, ethnography and language policy, and Indigenous language revitalization. She researches, lectures, teaches, and consults regularly on multilingual education policy and practice in the United States and the Andes (Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador) and has also worked in Brazil, China, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden and other parts of the world. Dr. Hornberger investigates language and education in culturally and linguistically diverse settings, combining methods and perspectives from educational anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and sociolinguistics.  

https://scholar.gse.upenn.edu/hornberger