Diego Román is an assistant professor in the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University. In 2014, he received a PhD in Educational Linguistics from the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He also has a M.Sc. in Biology from Stanford, an M.Sc. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a B.S. in Sustainable Agriculture from Zamorano University in Honduras. An experienced teacher and teacher educator, Diego holds science teaching credentials from Wisconsin and California, in addition to ESL and BCLAD certificates from these two states. At the international level, he has also worked with students and teachers in a variety of science and education projects, including current work in the Galapagos Islands trying to connect science and bilingual education with environmental protection. For his dissertation, Diego studied the linguistic and multimodal characteristics of science texts used at the middle-school level in California, with a special focus on the language used to discuss environmental issues.
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