Equity, Diversity, and Language Education

Equity and Diversity in Education

Preparing educators and those in related fields to be more effective in working with individuals from diverse
cultural, linguistic, and social-class backgrounds, with sensitivity to gender and exceptionality.

About Our Program

The education of individuals with diverse learning and cultural characteristics is an area of intense attention in research and policy today. Schools and various other employers seek personnel who are qualified to work effectively with a broad range of individuals.
Our programs in Equity and Diversity in Education (EDE) offers advanced study on use of inclusive methods to serve diverse learners in the classroom and beyond. Attending our programs allows educators and those in related fields to enhance their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work more effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Multiple dimensions of human diversity are addressed through the program’s course work, with special attention to race/ethnicity, gender, national origin, language, social class, and exceptionality

Equity and Diversity in Education Degrees

M.S. in Equity and Diversity in Education

U.S. classrooms are becoming increasingly diverse, reflecting demographic changes in the country at large. A master's degree in Equity & Diversity in Education can prepare educators and those in similar job positions to work more effectively with diverse individuals.

Ph.D. in Education: Equity and Diversity in Education

This program allows educators and those in related fields to enhance their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work more effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Program Faculty

Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Rod Case
Rod Case, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of TESOL
(775) 682-7851
WRB 3110
3461
Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Lindsay Dorio
Lindsay Dorio, M.A.
Administrative Assistant III, Literacy, Language and Culture
(775) 682-7857
WRB 3067
3461
Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Fares Karam
Fares Karam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Literacy, Language, and Culture
(775) 682-7847
WRB 3071
3461
Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Eleni Oikonomidoy
Eleni Oikonomidoy, Ph.D.
Professor of Multicultural Education
(775) 682-7865
WRB 3083
3461
Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Graham Slater
Graham Slater, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Equity & Diversity in Education
(775) 784-6647
WRB 3085
3461
Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Amber  Warren
Amber Warren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, English Language Learners
(775) 682-7835
WRB 3067
3461
Equity, Diversity, and Language Education
Lynda Wiest
Lynda Wiest, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics Education and Educational Equity
(775) 682-7868
WRB 3079
3461

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