Barbara Rodríguez

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Internal Advisory Board Member 

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Barbara Rodríguez earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of New Mexico and her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in speech-language pathology. She serves as Interim Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and is Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences. Her research and teaching interests are in cultural competence/humility, bilingual language acquisition, and bilingual language assessment. Her recent research explores novel approaches to language assessment to improve identification of young bilingual (English/Spanish) children with language learning difficulties. Dr. Rodríguez is the co-Project Director of CLASS for ALL-NM, a collaborative personnel preparation training grant with New Mexico State University, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This project is designed to provide specialized graduate training in bilingual speech-language pathology.