Guadalupe Valdés

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Senior Partner

Lead: Alpha Lab at Stanford

Guadalupe Valdés specializes in language pedagogy and applied linguistics. Her work has focused on the English-Spanish bilingualism of Latinos in the United States and on discovering and describing how two languages are developed, used, and maintained by individuals who become bilingual in immigrant communities. Valdés works extensively with schools and organizations to serve the needs of young English-language learners. Her research has focused on Latino students in elementary, middle school, high school and college leading to five books and more than 70 articles. She serves on the editorial boards of several journals including Review of Educational Research, Bilingual Review, Written Communication, Modern Language Journal, and Hispanic Journal of the Behavioral Sciences. Valdés received her B.A. from the University of West Florida and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. from Florida State University. In May 2000, she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Arizona for her work on the use of Spanish in the United States.