Deena Gumina
Current PhD student
Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity Program

Deena Gumina graduated from CU Boulder with a BA in Spanish Literature and a license in Elementary Education. Deena has her Master’s in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education and a license in Bilingual/ESL K-12. Her research interests include bilingual education, educational policy, and teacher education. Specifically, Deena aims to better understand how multiple policies interact in ways that impact our multilingual learners, and the ways in which we can better prepare teachers to effectively engage with the complex political context in order to serve as advocates for their multilingual students.