Treasurer: Brandy Gatlin

Brandy Gatlin:

Brandy Gatlin-Nash is an assistant professor in the School of Education  at University of California, Irvine. Her research crosses the disciplines of education, psychology, and communication sciences with a focus on diversity and on impacting positive societal change. Her work focuses heavily on language variation among individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, with much of this research examining the language and literacy skills of children who are socioeconomically disadvantaged. The majority of her work has included research on language and literacy development for Black and African American children and has also recently included children who identify as Latinx or Hispanic and who are bilingual.