Eugene Garcia

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
PO Box 871811
Research Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1811

Biography

Dr. Eugene García is presently professor emeritus at Arizona
State University (ASU).  From 2002-2006, he was the Dean of the
Mary Lou Fulton College of Education on the Tempe campus of ASU.
  From 2006-2011 he was Professor and Vice President for
Education Partnerships at ASU.  Before joining ASU, he served as
Professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the
University of California, Berkeley from 1995-2001.  He received
his B.A. from the University of Utah in Psychology and his Ph.D. in
Human Development from the University of Kansas.  He has served
as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Human Development at Harvard University
and as a National Research Council Fellow.  He has been a
recipient of a National Kellogg Leadership Fellowship and received
numerous academic and public honors.  He served as a faculty
member at the University of Utah, the University of California, Santa
Barbara, Arizona State University and the University of California,
Santa Cruz.  He has served previously as a national research
center director, an academic department chair on two occasions, and as
dean of the Social Sciences Division at University of California,
Santa Cruz.  Dr. García is involved in various community
activities and has served as an elected member of an urban school
board.  He has published extensively in the area of language
teaching and bilingual development authoring and/or co-authoring over
200 articles and book chapters along with 14 books and
monographs.  He holds leadership positions in professional
organizations and continues to serve in an editorial capacity for
psychological, linguistic and educational journals and serves
regularly as a proposal panel reviewer for federal, state and
foundation agencies.  He served as a Senior Officer in the U.S.
Department of Education from 1993-1995.  He is conducting
research in the areas of effective schooling for linguistically and
culturally diverse student populations and has chaired the National
Task Force on Early Education for Hispanics funded by the Foundation
for Child Development. He has been honored by AERA, SRCD, NAEYC, ASCD
and AAHHE for his research contributions and in May, 2011 he received
an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Erikson Institute,
Chicago, in recognition of his contributions to the area of Child
Development. Most recently he was appointed to the Board on Children,
Youth and Families of the Institute of Medicine and the National
Research Council.  His most recent books include Young
English Language Learners (2010)
, edited with E. Frede
(Teachers College Press), Bilingualism and Cognition (2011)
with Jose Nanez(American Psychological
Association) 
and Understanding the Language Development
and Early Education of Hispanic Children with Erminda Garcia (2012)
Teachers College Press.   His research website address is

http://www.ecehispanic.org/

Research Activity

  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Early Care and Education of Dual Language Learners: Dissemination Efforts from the National Research Summit. ASU FDN(5/1/2015 - 12/31/2015).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Early Care and Education of Dual Language Learners: National Research Summit - HSF (ASUF 30006230). ASU FDN(7/1/2014 - 3/1/2015).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Early Care and Education of Dual Language Learners: National Research Summit - McKnight. MCKNIGHT FDN(7/1/2014 - 12/31/2015).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Nuestros Ninos Program: Promoting School Readiness in English Language Learners. UNIV NORTH CAROLINA-CHAPL HILL(3/1/2014 - 2/28/2015).
  • Castro,Dina*, Garcia,Eugene Ernest. Dual Language Learner Research. UNIV NORTH CAROLINA-CHAPL HILL(3/1/2012 - 7/31/2014).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Governor's office ISA VPEP. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-CHILDREN(1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. STRIVE: Education Partnership Development. Strive(10/1/2009 - 8/31/2010).
  • Marsiglia,Flavio*, Marsiglia,Flavio*, Alvarado Hernandez,Ruby R, Garcia,Eugene Ernest. Tobacco Merchant Education Project. AZ DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES(6/25/2009 - 11/30/2012).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Tracking Opportunities for Children Ages 0-8 in the Federal Stimulus Package. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC(3/1/2009 - 12/15/2010).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Tracking P-K-3 Opportunities in the Federal Stimulus package. Found. for Child Dev(2/1/2009 - 12/31/2009).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Binational Research Conference - Pre K-12. Found. for Child Dev(1/1/2009 - 6/30/2010).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. AZ Foundation for Legal Services Junior Law. AZ FDN FOR LEGAL SVC & EDUC(1/1/2009 - 12/31/2009).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Hewlett Reading Initiatives. HEWLETT (WILLIAM & FLORA) FDN(10/27/2008 - 9/30/2009).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Early Childhood Education Strategy Design, Testing and Evaluation Agenda. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC(11/1/2006 - 10/31/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Strategic Communications Phase of the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Found. for Child Dev(9/1/2006 - 12/31/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*, Casanova,Ursula. WREL Invitation Symposia. WESTED(6/15/2006 - 1/15/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*, Burke,Amanda M. Innovative Education for South Scottsdale. PIPER CHARITABLE TRUST(4/10/2006 - 1/20/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Strategic Communications Activities of the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Marguerite Casey Foundation(1/1/2006 - 12/31/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Supporting the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC(12/1/2005 - 11/30/2006).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Development and Implementing the Strategic Communications Plan for the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Peppercorn Foundation(11/30/2005 - 10/31/2006).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Strategic Communications Plan for the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Winthrop Rockefeller(10/15/2005 - 9/30/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*, Mangini,Margaret A. Consultant Services for Roosevelt School District. ROOSEVELT SCHOOL DISTRICT(9/9/2005 - 12/31/2005).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Effective Schooling for Latino Children - Identifying Discontinuities Between Home & Preschool. UNIV OF CA AT BERKELEY(2/1/2005 - 4/30/2007).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*, Keim,Robert T. Arizona Schools Benchmark Study. AZ DEPT OF EDUCATION(1/15/2005 - 6/30/2006).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. Found. for Child Dev(7/1/2004 - 8/31/2006).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. ALPHA Partnership. AZ COMMUNITY FDN(7/1/2004 - 6/30/2009).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanic Children. A L MAILMAN FAMILY FDN, INC(4/1/2004 - 6/30/2005).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. Evaluation Component of the STAY in School Initiative. AZ COMM FOR POSTSECONDARY ED(7/1/2003 - 6/30/2004).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. A State Forum on Enhancing School Completion. AZ COMMUNITY FDN(7/1/2003 - 6/30/2004).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*, Vallejo,Carlos J. PROJECT TEACH (TRAINING EDUCATORS FOR ALL CHILDREN). ED(10/1/2002 - 9/30/2006).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. INSTRUCTIONAL INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE SCIENCE & LITERACY FOR LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS. UNIV OF MIAMI(8/15/2002 - 9/30/2005).
  • Garcia,Eugene Ernest*. ESL PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION. ED(10/1/1987 - 9/30/1988).