Sharon H. Ulanoff, Ph.D.

President's Distinguished Professor Award
Los Angeles
Division of Curriculum and Instruction

Education is critical to social justice. Every day I learn alongside my students as we challenge inequities so that everyone can have safe spaces to learn and thrive. Cal State LA students give me hope for the future.

Respected for her work in bilingual/multicultural and literacy education, Sharon H. Ulanoff's research interests include second language writing acquisition, teacher identity development, and practitioner research. Ulanoff has been awarded grants in support of research on reading comprehension, teacher education reform and assessment of reading specialist competencies.

She is on the editorial board of the Bilingual Research Journal and is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences. Her work has appeared in numerous academic publications. She was chair of the Special Interest Group Executive Committee of the American Educational Research Association.

At Cal State LA, Ulanoff is the co-director of the Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership. She has also served on the Senate Executive Committee, Faculty Policy Committee, and the Semester Conversion Committee.