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Brett Elizabeth Blake, Ph.D.


  • 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

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.

Teaching Interests

ESL, urban education, literacy, research.

Research Interests

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.

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