Eleni Oikonomidoy, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Professor of Multicultural Education
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Eleni Oikonomidoy is a Professor of Multicultural Education and teaches undergraduate and graduate classes, including the following:

EDUC 413/613: Education for a Changing World
EDUC 680: Multicultural Concerns in Diverse Educational Settings
EDUC 776R: Multicultural Seminar (Foci: Globalization, Culture, & Education; Immigration & Education; Foundations of Multicultural Education)
EDUC740: Social Class and Schooling [online only]

She received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington, Seattle. She joined the College of Education faculty in UNR in 2006. Her scholarly interests are: social and academic integration experiences of newcomer immigrant students; globalization, culture, and education; and, culturally responsive teaching.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph. D. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • M.A. in Education, Antioch University, Seattle, WA
  • B.A. in Sociology, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece