Lucinda Soltero-González

Areas of Expertise
Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Bilingual Special Education, Elementary Education, English as a Second Language, Literacy


Lucinda Soltero-González is assistant professor of education in the division of educational equity and cultural diversity. Dr. Soltero-González' research includes the development of bilingualism and early biliteracy in young Spanish speaking children. Her research examines children’s literacy practices in U.S. preschool classrooms. She uses qualitative research methodologies to explore the links between language, culture, and learning within the everyday interactions and the wider socio-cultural and political context of classroom life.

Dr. Soltero-Gonzalez is member of several professional organizations, including the American Education Research Association, National Reading Conference, International Reading Association, and American Anthropological Association.


2007 PhD, Language, Reading, and Culture, University of Arizona, Tucson
2001 MA, Bilingual Special Education, University of Arizona
1995 BA, Pedagogy, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City