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Dr. Rosalie Rolon-Dow is an associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. Dr. Rolon-Dow's areas of research and teaching interest include the education of Latino/a students, anthropology of education, preparation of teachers for urban school settings and social studies education. Rosalie Rolon-Dow, an ethnographer of education, studies how past and present race, ethnicity, gender and social class dynamics shape the educational opportunities and experiences of urban families. Drawing on sociocultural frameworks including critical race theory, cultural production theory, and diaspora studies, her teaching and research endeavors aim to address issues of educational (in)equity and seek to promote socially just educational practices and policies that draw on the strengths and cultural resources of families and communities. Recent research and writing projects include a study focused on the ways diaspora processes shape the schooling experiences of Puerto Ricans and a study on the ways U.S. Latino/a communities provide rich learning opportunities about globalization, transnationalism and immigration for undergraduate students.