Sandra Liliana Pucci

Associate Professor Emerita
 Johnston Hall 110B


PhD, Language, Literacy, and Learning, University of Southern California
MS, TESOL, University of Southern California
BA, Italian Language and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Bilingualism, Second Language Acquisition, Language in Education, Sociolinguistics

Courses Offered

Linguis 430 – Language and Society
Linguis 570 – Bilingualism
Linguis 420 – Second language acquisition
Linguis 565 – to adult/university level TESOL

Other Activities

Coordinator, certificate program in Adult/University level TESOL

Selected Publications

Pucci, Sandra L.“¿Dónde están los libros? Looking for Spanish books in schools” Journal of the Worldwide forum on Education and Culture5.1 Ed. Ulanoff, Sharon H.(2014).
Pucci, Sandra L., and C.“The Story of César Chávez High School: One Small School’s Struggle for Biliteracy” Learning from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms: Promoting Success for All StudentsEd. Ulanoff, S., and Fingon, J.. Teachers College Press. (2012).
Pucci, Sandra L., Cramer, Gregory, and Castellón, Jesús. “Educational Opportunities for Bilingual High School Students: Factors in the Success of One Small School” Educational Landscapes in the 21st Century: Crosscultural Challenges and Multidisciplinary PerspectivesEd. Guske, Iris, and Swaffield, Bruce. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (2009).