Eduardo Muñoz-Muñoz, PhD

Eduardo Munoz-Munoz

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education

Dr. Muñoz-Muñoz focuses on language and identity, Emergent Bilinguals and Heritage Spanish Learners, Dual Immersion Programs, US Spanish and education, critical pedagogy and the development of Critical Language Awareness in (bilingual) teachers. Dr. Muñoz-Muñoz works at the intersection of policy and pedagogy in the growth of the bilingual teacher pipeline in California. In the conduct of his research, Dr. Muñoz-Muñoz also explores the epistemological implications of qualitative design and methods in educational settings. He has engaged with districts in the actual design and implementation of Dual Immersion Programs and the alignment of supports for Emergent Bilinguals.


  • Ph.D., Race, Inequality, and Language in Education and Sociology of Education, Stanford University
  • M.A., Sociology, Stanford University
  • M.A., Educational Leadership, UC Berkeley
  • Licenciatura (BA+MA), English Philology, Universidad de Córdoba

Recent Publications

  • Munoz-Munoz, E. R. English Language Learners and the Local Control Funding Formula Implementation Challenges and Successes from Two District Cases, Pivot Learning/PACE 19 (2020).
  • Rodríguez-Valls, F., & Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2020). ¿Qué español debo enseñar en mi clase? Permanezcamos en silencio, escuchemos, apreciemos y aprendamos. Multilingual Educator.
  • Rodriguez-Mojica, C., Munoz-Munoz, E. R., & Briceno, A. (2020). Preparing Bilingual Teachers to Enact Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy. Handbook of Research on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education.
  • Briceno, A., Rodriguez-Mojica, C., & Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2019). The bilingual teacher shortage: A vicious cycle. Multilingual Educator.

  • Rodriguez-Mojica, C., Briceno, A., & Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2019). Toward a Culturally Sustaining Bilingual Education: Bilingual Teacher Preparation for K-12 classrooms. Innovative Curricular and Pedagogical Designs in Bilingual Teacher Education: Bridging the Distance with P-12 Contexts.

  • Rodriguez-Mojica, C., Briceno, A., & Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2019). Combatting linguistic hegemony: Preparing and sustaining bilingual teacher educators in the United States. Teacher Education Quarterly.

Recent Presentations

  • Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2020, May). Targeting linguistic targets: Academic English, Standard English, and ideologies among preservice teachers. Lurie College Faculty Research Series. San José, CA: Connie L. Lurie College of Education, SJSU.
  • Munoz-Munoz, E. R., & Tunzi, A. (2020, April). El Paisaje Lingüístico en la Clase de Herencia, con un toque de tech. California Language Teacher Association Webminar series. San José, CA: California Language Teacher Association, CLTA.
  • Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2020, April). Challenging the Notions of Academic Language in English and Spanish in an Era of Disciplinary-Literacies/Practices. American Education Research Association Conference 2020. San Francisco: AERA.
  • Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2020, April). After Prop58: Growth, Challenges, and Hopes of Bilingual California. California Association of Bilingual Education Conference 2020. San Francisco: CABE.
  • Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2020, March). Deeper or shallower bilingual schools? Examining language separation and translanguaging among us. Deeper Learning Conference 2020. San Diego: Deeper Learning.
  • McCollum, M. C., Love, M. L., & Munoz-Munoz, E. R. (2020, March). Past, Present, and Future Directions of Dual Language Immersion in California Post Proposition 58. National Association of Bilingual Education Conference 2020. Las Vegas: NABE.

Noteworthy Grants and Awards

  • Collaborative research award, SJSU Lurie College of Education, Spring 2019

Online Resources

Areas of Research Interest

  • Bilingual Teacher Education
  • Critical Language Awareness
  • Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies
  • Heritage Speakers
  • Interpretive methodology
  • Translanguaging

Recommended Reading

Personality Playlist

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