Cynthia Lima, Ph.D

My research has focused on issues of equitable assessment for diverse learners, especially emergent bilinguals, engaging teacher candidates in the development of scientific practices and strengthening the teacher pipeline. The results of this research have been presented in national and international conferences including AERA, WERA, and invited presentations at different Mexican universities, including Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

My dissertation explored equity issues in large-scale assessment in science at the elementary level, receiving honorable mention in the AAHHE-ETS outstanding dissertation competition.

Finally, my research has been funded by different organizations including the National Science Foundation