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Méndez, Lucia Assistant Professor


research overview

  • Dr. Méndez’ research focuses on child language and literacy development. She is particularly interested in early language and emergent literacy skills that support school readiness in bilingual and linguistically diverse preschoolers. Her current research investigates literacy-based approaches to vocabulary instruction for Latino preschoolers and the role of language in promoting school readiness skills, including early math and literacy.