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ACADEMIC INTERESTS

Cultural-historical theory, cognitive psychology, creative collaboration, cross-cultural education, bilingualism, psychology of women, psycholinguistics.
 

TEACHING POSITIONS

  • Professor, University of New Mexico, Linguistics, and Education: Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies, 1974 to Present. 
  • Visiting Professor, CUNY Graduate School, Department of Psychology, 1992-1993. 
  • Visiting Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Psychology, Summer 1988. 
  • Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Psychology, Spring 1988. 
  • Director, University of New Mexico Santa Fe Graduate Center, 1980 to 1986. 
  • Program Chair, Yeshiva University, Language and Behavior Program in Department of Educational Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School, 1966-1972.

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RESEARCH POSITIONS
  • Consultant, Santa Fe Children's Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1993. 
  • Faculty Research Scholar, University of New Mexico, Spring, 1992.
  • Consultant, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 1991-Present. 
  • Consultant, ERIC Center in Urban Studies, Teacher's College, Columbia University, 1972-1975. 
  • Consultant, U.S. Office on preschool programs and training programs for teachers of the disadvantaged, participant in Project Literacy, U.S. Office of Education, 1965-1968. 
  • Consultant, Senior Research Associate, New York Medical College, Institute for Developmental Studies, 1962-1968. 
  • Part-time Senior Research Associate, New York Medical College, Institute for Developmental Studies, 1959-1962. 
  • Research Consultant, New York State Department of Mental Hygiene, Biometrics Unit, 1959-1960. 


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Editorial Board, Mind, Culture and Activity, 1995-present. 
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Narrative and Life History, 1993-present. 
  • Member, Editorial Board, Linguistics and Education, 1993-present. 
  • Member of American Psychological Association, Linguistics Society of America. 

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REVIEWER FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Institute of Education
  • Oxford University Press, 2000 
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
  • Journal of Applied Linguistics
  • Language 
  • Mind, Culture and Activity 
  • Contemporary Psychology 
  • Semiotica
  • Cognitive Development 

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RESEARCH GRANTS
  • National Science Foundation (with Professors M. Minnis and R. Weber), "Complex Collaborations," 1995-1996.
  • University of New Mexico, College of Education RAC grant for "Shared and Contrasting Perceptions of Collaboration by Dyads and Small Groups," 1995. 
  • University of New Mexico, College of Education OFAC grant for "Collaborative Cognition: A Study of Patterns and Practices," 1994.