Tracey Holland

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latinx Studies
Tracey Holland wearing a black shirt over a white one with a bookshelf in the background.

Tracey Holland earned her MA in International Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and her PhD in International Education from New York University. Her research focuses on international educational development with an emphasis on migration and human rights. She has taught Middle School in Washington Heights, NYC, where she started a newcomer program for immigrant students. As a consultant to UNDP, UNICEF, USAID, and several international NGOS, she has helped design national education programs in Nicaragua, Mexico, and Jamaica, and trained educators in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Angola. In the early 1990s, she founded a workshop-school for street and working children in Managua, Nicaragua.

BA, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus; MA, Teachers College at Columbia University; PhD, New York University
At Vassar since 2008


Blodgett Hall
Box 181

Research and Academic Interests

International Education
Human Rights


EDUC/LALS/URBS 256 Bilingualism and/in K-12 Public Education
EDUC/INTL/LALS/MEDS/WMST 271 Hello, Dear Enemy: Mounting an Exhibition of Picture Books on Experiences of War and Displacement

In the Media

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More than 30 Vassar students conducted humanities research projects under the auspices of the College’s Ford Scholars program.


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