Sharon H. Ulanoff is a Professor of Bilingual/Multicultural and Literacy Education at California State University, Los Angeles, where she currently serves as the Associate Director of the Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership. She joined the faculty of the Charter College of Education in 2001.
Dr. Ulanoff teaches courses in qualitative research methods, practitioner researcher, and pedogogical practices in the Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership. She also teaches courses in language acquisition, cultural diversity, and literacy education.
Dr. Ulanoff's research interests include literacy and biliteracy acquisition, teacher identity development, narrative inquiry and practitioner research and assessment. Her recent publications address professional development, second language teaching, and effective second language literacy practices. She is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international conferences and serves on the editorial board of the Bilingual Research Journal.
Ulanoff, S. H. (2014). California’s implementation of Proposition 227–Focus on teacher education. In G. McField. (Ed.). The Miseducation of English Learners: A Tale of Three States and Lessons to be Learned. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Martinez, E. & Ulanoff, S. H. (2013). Latino parents and teachers: Key players building neighborhood social capital. Teaching Education, 24(2), 195-208.
Fingon, J. C. & Ulanoff, S. H. (Eds.). (2012). Learning from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms: Using Inquiry to Inform Practice (Language and literacy series/series editors: Donna Alvermann and Celia Genishi). New York: Teachers College Press.
Ulanoff, S. H., Gopalakrishnan, A., Brantley, D., & Courtney, S., with Rogers, R. (2012). Examining Second Language Literacy Development in an Urban Multi-Age Classroom. In N. P. Gallavan (Ed.). Annual Editions: Multicultural Education 16th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Ulanoff, S. H., Gopalakrishnan, A., Brantley, D., & Courtney, S., with Rogers, R. (2012). Creating Spaces for Effective Second Language Literacy Development in an Urban Multi-age Classroom. In J. C. Fingon & S. H. Ulanoff (Eds.). Learning from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms: Using Inquiry to Inform Practice. New York: Teachers College Press.
Quiocho, A. L. & Ulanoff, S. H. (2012). Learning from Roberto: Scaffolding Second Language Writing Instruction. In J. C. Fingon & S. H. Ulanoff (Eds.). Learning from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms: Using Inquiry to Inform Practice. New York: Teachers College Press.
Ulanoff, S. H. (2009). Teaching a second language. In L. J. Saha and G. Dworkin (Eds.). The international handbook of teachers and teaching, Vol. 21 (1033-1048). Springer. Available online: http://www.springerlink.com/content/q64h183270130657/?p=04d5e82fe555449da35a31b9a155bab9&pi=46
Quiocho, A. & Ulanoff, S. H. (2009). Differentiated Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners. Boston: Prentice Hall.
Ph.D. Languge Literacy and Learning, 1993
- University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
M.A. Educational Foundations (Bilingual/Cross-cultural Education), 1982
- California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
B.A. Spanish, 1970
- State University of New York, Buffalo