Diego Román

Assistant Professor


(608) 263-4633

574E Teacher Education Building

Román, Diego

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  • PhD Educational Linguistics, Stanford University, Graduate School of Education, 2014
  • MA Linguistics, Stanford University, Department of Linguistics, 2013
  • MS Biology, Stanford University, Department of Biology, 2012
  • MS Curriculum and Instruction – Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, 2005
  • BS Agriculture (Ingeniero Agrónomo) Gamma Sigma Delta, Zamorano University, 1998

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  • Román, D., del Rosal, K., & Basaraba, D. (2019). Constructing Explanations in Science: Informal Formative Assessment Practices among Science Teachers of Emergent Bilinguals. Research in Science Education, 49, 1055-1067.
  • Román, D., Pastor, A., & Basaraba, D. (2019). Internal linguistic discrimination: A survey of bilingual teachers’ language attitudes towards their heritage students’ Spanish. Bilingual Research Journal
  • Román, D., Briceño, A., & Basaraba, D. (2018). English Learners and the complex language of written science texts: Practical advice for teachers. Science Scope, 42(3), 40-46.
  • Busch, K. C., & Román, D. (2017). Fundamental climate literacy and the promise of the next generation science standards. In D. Shepardson, A. Roychoudhury, & A. Hirsch (Eds.), Teaching and Learning about Climate Change: A Framework for Educators (pp. 121-134). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Gates, Z., Román, D., & Del Rosal, K. (2016). Intercultural bilingual educational policies for transnational Indigenous communities: School experiences of the Wichí- Weenhayek people on the Argentinean-Bolivian border. Bilingual Research Journal, 39(3-4), 213-230.