Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education (specializations in literacy and language learners), Michigan State University
M.Ed. in Literacy Studies (Kindergarten-12th grade Reading Specialist), Grand Valley State University
B.A. in English/Language Arts and Elementary Education, Grand Valley State University
Biliteracy and multilingual development
Lisa Domke is an assistant professor of language and (bi)literacy education in the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Previously, she has worked in a summer migrant education program, as a general elementary teacher and as an elementary Spanish immersion teacher. Her research interests center around biliteracy – specifically, how elementary children develop reading and oral language skills in multiple languages. She also has interests in children’s literature and disciplinary literacy with a focus on language learners.
Her work has been published in several literacy and language journals, including the Journal of Literacy Research, The Reading Teacher, Reading Horizons, the Journal of Language and Literacy Education and the Michigan Reading Journal.