Dr. Ball is one of the nation's leading scholars conducting research on educational linguistics, urban education and the preparation of teachers who have the skills, knowledge and dispositions needed to make a difference in the educational lives of poor, underachieving and historically marginalized students in transnational contexts.
Arnetha F. Ball, Stanford University Professor Emerita
- Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education (Emerita)
- Member, National Academy of Education
- Fellow, American Education Research Association
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Model of Generative Change Collection
Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race (1st Edition)
Raciolinguistics reveals the central role that language plays in shaping our ideas about race and vice versa. The book brings together a team of leading scholars-working both within and beyond the United States-to share powerful, much-needed research that helps us understand the increasingly vexed relationships between race, ethnicity, and language in our rapidly changing world.
2015 Recipient of the St. Clair Drake Teaching Award
150 Years After the EmancipationListen to Audio
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Meet Dr. Ball
Stanford Program in African and African American Studies 2010-2013
2009 Visiting Distinguished Professor