Olivares Orellana, Estrella L. (elo2108)

Estrella Olivares-Orellana

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Adjunct Assistant Professor for the BBE Program

Office Location:

351 Macy

Office Hours:

Available by appointment via email.

Educational Background

Ed.D. 2017 Teachers College, Columbia University. Curriculum & Teaching- Urban & Multicultural Education

Ed.M. 2011 Teachers College, Columbia University. International Educational Development

M.A. 2005 SUNY, Stony Brook. Liberal Studies-Science Education

B.S. 1999 SUNY, Stony Brook. Biochemistry

Scholarly Interests

Bilingual and Bicultural Education 
Secondary Science Education
Science Education in Bilingual Settings
Latino Education
Education for Immigrant Students
Students Classified as "Students with Interrupted Formal Education"
Multicultural Education

Selected Publications

Olivares-Orellana, E. (2022). Multilingualism at the Margins. Journal of Multilingual Education Research (12)5. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5422/jmer.2022-2023.v12.85-90

Olivares-Orellana, E. (2020) More than an English language learner: testimonios of immigrant high school students, Bilingual Research Journal, DOI: 10.1080/15235882.2019.1711463

Olivares-Orellana, E. (2017).Labeled as insufficiently educated: Testimonios from students classified as SIFE. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from https://pk.tc.columbia.edu/item/Labeled-As-Insufficiently-Educated:-Testimonios-From-Students-Classified-As-Sife-171263

Olivares-Orellana, E. (2015). Equitable ways to teach science to emergent bilinguals and immigrant youth. In A. M. Blankstein & P. Noguera (Eds.), Excellence through equity. CA: Corwin.

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