Mark R. Emerick

Assistant Professor of Education
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Mark earned his B.A. in English literature and M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction with a focus in language education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania before completing his Ph.D. in applied linguistics at Temple University. Prior to his Ph.D., he was a high school and middle school English as a second language (ESL) and English language arts teacher. Mark’s research interests include language in education policy, language ideologies, and equity and access for multilingual learners of English (MLs) in U.S. schools.

BA, MED, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Temple University
At Vassar since 2023


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Departments and Programs

Grants, Fellowships, Honors, Awards

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

Awarded, Dr. Rita Wolotkiewicz Phi Delta Kappa Award, Temple University College of Education and Human Development, Philadelphia, PA. Awarded to a doctoral degree recipient in recognition of “outstanding professional achievement”

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