Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Raquel Oxford currently serves as the Chair if the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She teaches courses in second language education including bilingual, English as a second language, and world languages. Her research interests include second language teacher preparation and mentoring; technology integration in second language instruction; multicultural education; and schooling for language minority students.
Oxford recently co-edited a book on second language teaching and learning with technology. A 2000 Holmes Scholar, she earned a B.A. in Spanish/biology and her M.A. in Spanish/applied linguistics from Texas Tech University. She has experience teaching Spanish at the elementary, secondary and college levels, and has been a professional development school coordinator. Oxford completed her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction/computer education at the University of North Texas. She was associate editor of Hispania and is on the editorial board for Foreign Language Annals.
Oxford, R. & Oxford, J. (Eds.) (2009). Second Language Teaching and Learning in the Net-Generation. Manoa, Hawaii: National Foreign Language Resource Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Oxford, R. (2010). With liberty and languages for all: Second language education. In Chapman, T. & Hobbel, N. (Eds.) Social Justice Pedagogy across the Curriculum: The Practice of Freedom. Routledge.
Drame, Toro Martell, Mueller, Oxford, Wisneski, Xu (2011). Engaged Scholarship in the Academy: Reflections From the Margins. Equity & Excellence in Education. 44(4), 551–565.
Oxford, R. (2011). Teaching Social Justice Through Thematic Units: Food Representations in Spanish Children’s Literature. Convivium atrium: Food Representation in Literature, Film, and the Arts. Retrieved from http://flan.utsa.edu/conviviumartium/convivium/Home.html