Dan Heiman

Assistant Professor
Daniel Heiman

Teacher Education and Administration

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Matthews Hall 218-R

Dan Heiman is an Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education in the Department of Teacher Education & Administration and a faculty affiliate in the Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies program. His research uses critical ethnographic methods and examines how stakeholders make sense of and oftentimes interrogate neoliberal processes and policies in Two-Way Bilingual Education and critical bilingual pedagogies in the preparation of future bilingual teachers. He has published in both English and Spanish in the International Multilingual Research Journal, Theory into Practice, and the Revista Bilingüe. His dissertation, Two-way Immersion, Gentrification, and Critical Pedagogy: Teaching Against the Neoliberal Logic, earned first place in the 2018 Bilingual Education Research SIG of the American Educational Research Association. He was a fourth-grade bilingual teacher in El Paso, Texas, and teacher educator at the University of Veracruz, México, before receiving his Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialty in Bilingual/Bicultural Education, while also earning a Graduate Portfolio in Mexican-American and Latin@ Studies from the University of Texas, Austin in 2017.