Lydiah Kiramba


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Lydiah Kiramba

Assistant Professor

PH.D., CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION: DIVISION OF LANGUAGE AND LITERACY, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
M.A., AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN
M.A., AFRICAN LINGUISTICS (KISWAHILI), MOI UNIVERSITY, KENYA
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION ARTS, MOI UNIVERSITY, KENYA

Publications

Dr. Kiramba’s publications can be viewed online at the Digital Commons.


Areas of Expertise:

    Bilingual and ESL Education
    Second/additional language acquisition and teacher education
    Bi-multilingualism and biliteracy development
    Language and Literacy teaching and assessment

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color (CNV). National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Research Foundation 2018-2020International Reading Association (IRA) Reading Hall of Fame (RHOF) Young Scholars Award, Reading Hall of Fame 2018-2020Excellence in Teaching, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Memberships
Literacy Research Association (LRA)National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)African Studies Association (ASA)