Daniel Heiman

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Administration
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Dan Heiman is an Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education in the Department of Teacher Education & Administration and joined the faculty in 2018. His research focuses on issues of social justice, equity, and critical pedagogy in Two-Way Bilingual Education contexts and their implications for the preparation of future bilingual teachers. He has published in the International Multilingual Research Journal, Review of Research in Education, and was a collaborator on Abriendo Brecha: Antología Crítica sobre la Educación Bilingüe de Doble Inmersión, the first edited book in Spanish about critical processes in Two-Way Bilingual Education. His dissertation, Two-way Immersion, Gentrification, and Critical Pedagogy: Teaching Against the Neoliberal Logic, earned first place in the Bilingual Education SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). He was a fourth-grade bilingual teacher in El Paso, Texas and teacher educator at the University of Veracruz (México) before receiving his Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialty in Bilingual/Bicultural Education, while also earning a Graduate Portfolio in Mexican-American and Latin@ Studies from the University of Texas, Austin in 2017.