Lara Handsfield is Professor of bilingual, literacy, elementary education in the School of Teaching and Learning at Illinois State University. She researches identities and literacy instruction in diverse classrooms.
204.001Elementary Education: Practices & Issues
208.001Reading and Language Development
574.001Social and Cognitive Theories in Education
Literacy methods, biliteracy, theory, critical issues in diversity in education
Critical and discourse methodologies, identity processes, classroom discourse, language and literacy, critical participatory action research