Aria Razfar

    Email Address: arazfar@uic.edu
    College: Education Department: Curriculum and Instruction
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 3428 Phone: 312-413-8373
    Webpage: http://education.uic.edu/personnel/faculty/aria-razfar-phd
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My interests are grounded in sociocultural theories of language, learning, and human development. In particular, I draws on linguistic anthropological perspectives such as language socialization and language ideologies for the purposes of understanding learning and development in urban schools. He teaches courses in the Bilingual/ESL program as well as doctoral courses in Language, Literacy, and Culture. My work is anchored in communities whose language practices have been historically marginalized in many formal and official spaces of society.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Desired qualifications included minimum GPA over 3.0, junior class standing, strong technology skills. Proficiency in Spanish, or Cantonese a plus.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    You will be expected to engage in data management/analysis tasks like coding, transcription, and translation. Strong attention to detail is a must for this type of work. Prior experience is not necessary.

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