Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies, PhD
College of Education
Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies (LLSS) is a multidisciplinary program committed to:
- The study of the social and political contexts of education.
- Scholarly inquiry using qualitative, critical, and innovative research methodology.
- Valuing differences of class, race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age as sources of leadership and expertise.
- Creating a community of educators devoted to social justice.
Our doctoral program prepares students for college teaching, research, and other leadership positions in education and social services Ph.D. students can choose an area of focus in one of the following: