Christina "V" Villarreal
Lecturer on Education
Faculty Director, Teacher Education
Degree: Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, (2019); M.Phil., Teachers College, Columbia University, (2017); M.A., San Francisco State University, (2010); Ed.M., Harvard University, (2005); B.A., University of California, Berkeley, (2004)
Office: Longfellow 305
Faculty Assistant: Jeffrey Brisbin
Christina Villarreal spent nearly a decade teaching and learning with the youth of East Oakland, CA where she taught middle school social studies and served as an assistant principal. Currently, Villarreal serves as the faculty director of the Teacher Education Program and continues to teach the Ethnic Studies and Education course at HGSE. She also serves as a radical healing trainer with Flourish Agenda, and as a consultant with Acosta Educational Partnership. She holds a B.A. in ethnic studies from UC Berkeley, an Ed.M. from Harvard University, an M.A. in ethnic studies from SF State, an M.Phil. in education from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in social studies education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research explores enactments of humanizing pedagogies, racial literacy, and radical healing in secondary social studies classrooms through portraiture.
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