Dr. Dawn Lambson received her Bachelor's Degree from Arizona State University in Elementary Education and Special Education, Learning Disabilities; her Master's Degree from ASU in Teaching English as a Second Language (MTESL); and her doctorate from ASU in Curriculum & Instruction/Language and Literacy, with an emphasis on Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). As a lecturer in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of English, Dr. Lambson has taught English language education courses to pre-service and in-service teachers since 2007. Dr. Lambson currently serves as Project Director for the STEMSS CRUISE EL Project, an NPD grant-funded project through the Office of English Language Acquisition/Department of Education which provides STEMSS-based professional development for Arizona teachers of English learners. Dr. Lambson's research interests and publications focus on professional development in EL Education as well as educational practices that support language and literacy development for English learners.
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona - December 13, 2007
Primary Area: Language & Literacy with a Concentration in Reading
Secondary Area: English as a Second Language
Dissertation: Three Novice Teachers Learning through Participation in a Teacher Study Group
MTESL, Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona - May 10, 1996
Thesis: Vowel Durational Contrasts for Chinese Speakers of English
B.A. in Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona - December 19, 1978