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Alice Nie 

College of Education, Graduate EDD

Assistant Professor


Alice Nie began her career in education in New York working with English language learners. Since then, she has taught both domestically as well as internationally in countries including Saudi Arabia, China, India, Turkey, and Hungry. She completed her undergraduate work from the University of San Francisco. Afterwards, she earned her master's degree in Education from Fordham University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University. In Nashville, Tenn., she served as an instructional coach and the director of EL instruction. Her research interests include language acquisition, adolescent identity development, multimodal literacy, discourse analysis, and imagination.

Academic Degrees

BA in Political Science, University of San Francisco

MA in Education, Fordham University

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University

Academic Department

Doctor of Education