Brenda L. Barrio

Associate Professor
Brenda L. Barrio

Educational Psychology

Ph.D., 2013, University of North Texas
Matthews Hall 316
940-891-6800
Brenda.Barrio@unt.edu
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Brenda Barrio is an Associate Professor of Special Education - Critical Perspectives at the University of North Texas. Her research focuses on the areas of disproportionality of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education, culturally responsive teaching, bilingual and multicultural special education, and pre-/in-service teacher preparation. Barrio has more than 15 years of teaching experience including, graduate and undergraduate special education courses and K-5th bilingual and inclusive education in Texas. She is also the co-founder of the WSU ROAR post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and is the current chair of the Diversity Committee of the Council for Learning Disabilities.