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Dr. Daniel Rubin

Dr. Daniel Rubin taught English/Language Arts for seventeen years in both the general and special education setting. He has taught a wide range of classes and ability levels, from third grade reading with students with mild/moderate learning disabilities to Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition.  Dr. Rubin is also a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT).  He teaches English/Language Arts through a lens of critical pedagogy, and his goal is to help students see that they all have the ability to make positive societal change.

Dr. Rubin received his BFA from the University of Arizona and his MEd from the University of Utah.  Dr. Rubin  was awarded a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University in December 2013 with a major emphasis in Critical Pedagogies and a minor in Reading.  He won special recognition from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) when he received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Hispanic Research Issues SIG in April, 2014.         

Dr. Rubin has a record of publishing in national/international journals, magazines and educational materials in several areas of education:  secondary English/Language Arts, multiculturalism, social justice, critical pedagogy, and standardization.  He is interested in the intersection of English/Language Arts and critical pedagogy in the secondary classroom.  Dr. Rubin has also presented the research at national conferences across the United States.          

Additionally, he sat on the advisory board for Teaching Tolerance Magazine:  A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center from 2011-2015.  On this board, he advised on content for the magazine and website and provided activities for the classroom, which reinforced issues of equity, diversity, and social justice.                 

Dr. Rubin is an Assistant Professor and advises English Language Arts Education majors, and his teaching load includes teaching ELA methods and Multicultural and Diversity Education.            

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