Alfredo J. Artiles, Ph.D.
Dr. Alfredo J. Artiles is Professor of Culture, Society, and Education in the School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Arizona State University. His interdisciplinary scholarship examines the ways cultural practices and ideologies of difference mediate school responses to students’ needs. His research also focuses on teacher learning for social justice. Dr. Artiles has published extensively for research, policy, and practice audiences in education, psychology, and related disciplines. His work has been published or reprinted in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Hungarian. Dr. Artiles was appointed in 2011 to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. He is Editor (with J. MacSwan) of the International Multilingual Research Journal (Taylor & Francis), and edits (with E. Kozleski) the book series Disability, Culture, & Equity (Teachers College Press). Dr. Artiles has made over 240 professional presentations in the U.S., Latin America, Africa, and Europe. He is Vice President of the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Division on the Social Contexts of Education (2009-2011), an AERA Fellow, a Spencer Foundation/National Academy of Education Postdoctoral Fellow, and a Resident Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford University). His work has been supported by the U. S. Department of Education, the Spencer Foundation, the University of California’s Linguistic Minority Research Institute, Vanderbilt University’s Learning Sciences Institute, the University of California’s Research Expeditions Program, the University of Virginia's Center for Minority Research in Special Education, and the Motorola Foundation. Dr. Artiles has been an advisor/consultant to organizations or projects such as Harvard’s and UCLA’s Civil Rights Projects, the National Academy of Education, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform (Brown University), the Council for Exceptional Children, the American Association on Mental Retardation, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation. He was selected the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus by the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education Foundation.