Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Phyllis Goldfarb

Lottie Baker

Assistant Professor Curriculum and Pedagogy

Leads the English and foreign language teacher education programs in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy and teaches courses in language education. Her research interests in community engaged teaching involve the participation of university students in organizations serving immigrant populations. Specifically, she is interested in the impact of experiential learning from community organizations on factors affecting students' foreign language acquisition. She is conducting mixed methods research on GW students participating in Operación Impacto and has presented her preliminary findings at local and national conferences. She is also engaged in work that connects language teacher education candidates to schools and organizations that support bilingual immigrant youth to succeed in American schools.


Julia Storberg-Walker

Julia Storberg-Walker, PhD., CHTP, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human and Organizational Learning, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, at The George Washington University (GW). As a researcher, Julia incorporates a variety of critically informed and action-oriented inquiry strategies in her work. She is an activist scholar engaged in research for justice and peace, and focuses on helping people see and understand how power--for example, as embodied in Whiteness--shapes and controls what society values, expects, and takes for granted. Prior to coming to GW, Julia was inducted into North Carolina State University’s Academy of Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement. She has conducted action-oriented research and development in the United States, Jamaica, Belize, and India.