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Inez A. Heath

Professional Background

Educational Background

PhD:  Multilingual, Multicultural Education Concentration on International Development Education Florida State University
MEd:  TESOL/Bilingual Education University of Massachusetts 
BA:  Music Minor in German Foreign Language) Seton Hill University

Scholarly Interests

Working with language minority students in the rural south, and in inner-city public schools

Integrating technology in the second language classroom.

Developing cross-cultural/global awareness among students in K-12, and in teacher education.

Language education policy and practices among indigenous bilinguals (Andean languages/Spanish) in Peru, Bolivia, Chile

Educación de Niñas Rurales de los Andes:  Education on health issues and abuse of women in Andean rural regions.

Selected Publications

Heath, I.A., & Judd, D. P. (2010)  Comparing strategies that focus on enhancing knowledge and appreciationof the relevance of cultural diversity issues for future teachers. Journal of Multiculturalism in Education. 6, 1,  pp. 275 -283   


professional experiences

Assistant -Professor University of West Florida - Pensacola 1990
Associate Professor - Professor - Professor  Emeritus - Valdosta State University - Valdosta GA.1994 -2011

honors and awards

Fulbright ( Faculty) Scholar - UNIFE - Lima Peru 200-2001
Fulbright Senior Schora - Universidad San Martin Arequipa Peru 2004
Fulbright Senior Scholar Autonoma Francisco Murazan Tegucigalpa, Honduras 2006