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Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz

Title: 
Professor
Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Education, 2000 — University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A. in Psychology, 1992  — University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.A. in Spanish, 1992  — University of California, Santa Barbara
Awards: 
  • 2020-23 — Bilingual Education Research SIG Chair Elect/Program Chair, Chair,Past Chair, American Education Research Association
  • 2018-20 — Division C, Section 1e Engineering & Computer Science Co-Chair, Chair, American Education Research Association
  • 2015 — President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Texas Tech University
  • 2014 — Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Texas Tech University College of Education
  • 2013 — Plains Capitol Bank Local Impact Research Awards, Plains Capitol Bank, Lubbock, TX
  • 2012 — Integrated Scholar Honoree, Texas Tech University
  • 2011 — American Education Research Association Second Language Research SIG Mid-Career Award Runner Up, American Education Research Association
  • 2011 — College of Education Outstanding Researcher Award, Texas Tech University
  • 2010 — 2010 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award, Texas Tech University
  • 2010 — Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA),Handbook of Latinos in Education (HLE), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Mahwah, New Jersey
  • 2009 — Best Paper Award for the International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications section on the Application of Education Technologies/Education and Bilingual Training Systems, EISTA
  • 2008 — Distinguished International Scholar for Research on Equity and Opportunity to Learn, University of San Carlos, Guatemala
  • 2008 — Top 20 Hispanics of 2008 Designee, Lubbock Hispanic Magazine, Lubbock, Texas
  • 2006 — Division C, Literacy and Language Arts Section Chair,American Education Research Association
Discipline: 
Cognitive and Information Sciences