Brett Elizabeth Blake is a professor at St. John’s University and a Senior Research Fellow in the Vincentian Center for Social Justice and Poverty.
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A., Linguistics, Northwestern University
B.A., French, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Diplome Superieure, French literature, La Sorbonne
ESL, urban education, literacy, research
Writing across the curriculum, applied/socio linguistics, English as a Second language (ESL), urban education, adolescent education, first and second language acquisition, literacy to achieve social justice and equity among diverse learners