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Paul Landry

Paul Landry

Associate Professor

Teacher Prep

Simkins (Alder) Building

Phone: (509) 865-8651

Ext: 2119



As a faculty member in the College of Education, Dr. Landry engages in teacher preparation undergraduate and graduate level, education research, and community service. His work centers upon promotion of higher standards for social justice, culturally inclusive responsiveness and assurance of equitable access to educational opportunity and academic excellence for all students. This orientation offers special focus for support of underserved students and family relations with public education involving potential language difference obstacles and children with special educational needs. Dr. Landry has researched and written on modern application of educational philosophy and pedagogy. He has sought, through research, presentations, publications, and community service, to engage and provoke discussion on these issues within the academic community and broader communities in America and internationally.


Ph.D. Education – Social & Cultural Foundations – University of Alabama
M.A. in Education – Curriculum & Instruction – University of Alabama
Certification in Qualitative Research – University of Alabama
J.D. – Boston University School of Law
B.A. Political Science – Macalester College
Certification in TESOL/TEFL



Reimagining “Indigeneity”: From dichotomous toward intrinsic based understanding of indigenous philosophy and pedagogy, in Indigenous Philosophies of Education, Mitchell & Petrovic, eds., Routledge (2018)

Of Walls & Bridges: Educational costs of anti-immigrant rhetoric in US Public education
Synergy: Journal of Department of Modern Languages and Business Communication (Bucharest University of Economic Studies) ISSN 1841-7191 (Vol 13; 1:4, 2017)

Globalization and Indigenous Language Loss: A Critical Analysis of Ecuador Language Policy. (Vol. 1, pp. 7-24). Redefining Community in Intercultural Context Annual Conference Proceedings. Brasov, Romania: Henri Coandă Air Force Academy Publishing House. (2011).
Content analysis of Fountas & Pinnel benchmark reading assessment. The Office of Research on Teaching in the Disciplines (Background Research Paper Number 13). University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL. (2011).