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Juan A. Freire

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

TEd

Contact Information

Office: 201-X MCKB

Phone: 801-422-4689

Email: nope@freire@byu.edumsn.com

Website: N/A

Brief Biography

Dr. Freire has worked as a professor at Brigham Young University since 2016. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University for two years. He has also worked as an elementary school teacher for 4 years in Spain and for three years in a Spanish-English dual language bilingual education program at an urban school in Utah.

In 2014, Dr. Freire completed his Ph.D. at the University of Utah with a dissertation focusing on the beliefs and practices of Spanish-English dual language bilingual education teachers learning how to enact culturally relevant pedagogy. His research interests concentrate on equity in dual language bilingual education with a line of research looking at multicultural teaching practices and a second line looking at language education policies in dual language bilingual education.

He has presented his work at various conferences, such as the American Educational Research Association (AERA), American Educational Studies Association (AESA), National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE), La Cosecha, National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS), and the International Colloquium on Language and Cultures in School and Society in Spain.

His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Bilingual Research Journal, Educational Policy, International Multilingual Research Journal, The Urban Review, and Journal of Latinos and Education.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Freire enjoys teaching educational issues from equity perspectives.

Research Interests

Dr. Freire's research interest is equity in dual language bilingual education, especially issues related to language education policy and planning, as well as teacher research.

Awards

2017 Conference Faculty Fellowship

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE)

2017

Edith E. Myers Endowed Scholarship

College of Education, University of Utah

2012 - 2013

J. George Jones, Jr. & Velma Rife Jones Scholarship

College of Education, University of Utah

2013 - 2014

Somos Scholarship

Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

2012 - 2013

Selected Publications

Editorial introduction: A historical overview of the expanding critique(s) of the gentrification of dual language bilingual education

  • Authors: Delavan, M. Garrett; Freire, Juan Andres; Menken, Kate
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Language Policy
  • Volume: 20
  • Issue: 3

The holistic analysis of multicultural teaching framework: Capturing teachers’ pauses and their hybrid and fluid multicultural practices

  • Authors: Freire, Juan; Valdez, Verónica
  • Publication Date: 2021

“Two schools within a school”: Elitism, divisiveness, and intra-racial gentrification in a dual language strand

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres; Alemán, Jr., Enrique
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Bilingual Research Journal
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Volume: 44
  • Issue: 2
  • Abstract: click to view

The expropriation of dual language bilingual education: Deconstructing neoliberalism, whitestreaming, and English hegemony

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres; Gambrell, James; Kasun, Sue; Dorner, Lisa; Cervantes-Soon, Claudia
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: International Multilingual Research Journal
  • Abstract: click to view

The fiftyfication of dual language education: One-size-fits-all language allocation’s “equality” and “practicality” eclipsing a history of equity

  • Authors: Freire, Juan; Delavan, M. Garrett
  • Publication Date: 2021

Grassroots resistance and activism to one-size fits-all policies by dual language schools en comunidades latinas

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres; Delavan, M. Garrett; Valdez, Verónica
  • Publication Date: 2021

The intersectionality of neoliberal classing with raciolinguistic marginalization in state dual language policy: A call for locally crafted programs

  • Authors: Delavan, M. Garrett; Freire, Juan Andres; Valdez, Verónica
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Bilingualism for all? Raciolinguistic perspectives on dual language education
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Conscientization calls: A white dual language educator’s development of sociopolitical consciousness and commitment to social justice

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2021

Promoting sociopolitical consciousness and bicultural goals of dual language education: The transformative dual language education framework

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2020

“Everybody wants a choice” in dual language education of El Nuevo Sur: Whiteness as the gloss for everybody in media discourses of multilingual education

  • Authors: Cervantes-Soon, Claudia; Gambrell, James; Kasun, G. Sue; Sun, Wenyang; Freire, Juan Andres; Dorner, Lisa
  • Publication Date: 2020

Vernacular Spanish as a promoter of critical consciousness in dual language bilingual education classrooms

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres; Feinauer, Erika
  • Publication Date: 2020

Language as whose resource?: When global economics usurp the local equity potentials of dual language education

  • Authors: Delavan, M.; Valdez, Verónica; Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2017

The (dis)inclusion of Latina/o interests from Utah’s dual language education boom

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres; Valdez, Verónica; Delavan, M.
  • Publication Date: 2017

School-university-community pathways to higher education: Teacher perceptions, school culture and partnership building

  • Authors: Alemán, Jr., Enrique; Freire, Juan Andres; McKinney, Ashley; Delgado Bernal, Dolores
  • Publication Date: 2017

Una contextualización lingüística, racial y política de la evaluación de los programas de magisterio en Estados Unidos

  • Authors: Gambrell, James; Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Miradas a la evaluación en la diversidad cultural: Brasil, España, EU, Venezuela y México
  • Publisher: Castellanos Editores
  • City: Mexico City
  • Country: Mexico
  • ISBN: 968-5573-47-5

Dual language teachers' stated barriers to the implementation of culturally relevant pedagogy

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres; Valdez, Verónica
  • Publication Date: 2017

The gentrification of dual language education

  • Authors: Valdez, Verónica; Freire, Juan Andres; Delavan, M.
  • Publication Date: 2016

The marketing of dual language education policy in Utah print media

  • Authors: Valdez, Verónica; Delavan, Garrett; Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2016

Nepantleras/os and their teachers in dual language education: Developing sociopolitical consciousness to contest language education policies

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2016

Spanish-English Dual Language Teacher Beliefs and Practices on Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in a Collaborative Action Research Process

  • Authors: Freire, Juan Andres
  • Publication Date: 2014