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KristenWilcoxKristen  Wilcox

School of Education
Department: Educational Theory and Practice

Expertise: Second language acquisition; foreign language acquisition; teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL); multicultural education; diversity in education.

Campus phone: (518) 442-9085
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Kristen Wilcox's areas of research interest are language, culture, and cognition in multicultural contexts. She has investigated the impacts of high stakes tests in diverse educational settings and best practices at the elementary and middle school levels. She has taught English as a second and foreign language at the kindergarten through doctoral levels in the United States and Puerto Rico, and coordinated second and foreign language programs in a Brazilian K-12 international school.