Lourdes Cardozo-Gaibisso PhD
Lourdes Cardozo-Gaibisso, PhD is an assistant professor of TESOL and Linguistics in the Department of English at Mississippi State University and Director of the SL4E: Science Literacy for Equity Research Collaboratory at the MSU Social Science Research Center. Lourdes specializes in systemic functional linguistics, science literacy for minoritized populations, culturally and linguistically sustaining pedagogies, and TESOL. Her research focuses on developing more equitable science-related learning opportunities for multilingual migrant and immigrant youth, their families and communities. In addition to her research and teaching, Lourdes has served as education consultant for the World Bank’s Regional Program for the Development of the Teacher Profession in Latin America and the Caribbean (2018-2019) and as Curriculum Development Specialist in Teacher Policy (2020) for the International Institute for Educational Planning, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IIEP-UNESCO).