Faculty & Staff

Panayota Gounari, PhD

  • Chair and Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617.287.5765
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  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall,06,00081

Areas of Expertise

Cultural studies in education, critical pedagogy, language and literacy education, bilingualism, language and literacy, technology in language education and psycholinguistics


PhD, Language and Literacy Education, Pennsylvania State University

Additional Information

Research Interests:

Associate Professor Panayota Gounari's primary areas of interest include language policy, critical discourse analysis, the role of language in social change, and the construction of human agency/democratic spaces, as well as the implications for critical pedagogy.

Classes Taught:

APLING 614 Foundations of Bilingual/Multicultural Education

APLING 621 Psycholinguistics

APLING 633 Special Topics: Literacies as Social Practices

APLING 640 Methods and Materials in Bilingual/ESL Education

APLING 682 Computer Assisted Instruction in the Bilingual/ESL Classroom

APLING 685 Internet in the Bilingual/ESL Classroom

APLING 697 Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues in Critical Pedagogy