Robin Danzak, Ph.D.
- 2011-2013 Assistant professor, CSD, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (Sarasota, FL)
- 2007-2011 Visiting instructor, CSD, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
- 2001-2007 Spanish teacher and coordinator of magnet programs, Pinellas County Schools (St. Petersburg, FL)
Primary Professional Service/Affiliation:
- American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
- International Reading Association (IRA)
- National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
Degrees and Certifications
- PhD, Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD), 2009, University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
- MA, Linguistics (Spanish), 2001, Universidad de Concepción (Concepción, Chile)
- BA Art History/Spanish, 1997, New College of Florida (Sarasota, FL)
- Bilingual-biliterate English-Spanish, proficiency in Italian and French
- State of FL professional educator certificate, Spanish K-12 and ESOL K-12
Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training:
Undergraduate and graduate courses in Speech-Language pathology in the areas of language and literacy, as well as the basic sciences for CSD.
Research Interests & Grants
Bilingual language, literacy, and identity, with special focus on the writing development of bilingual adolescents.
Honors, Awards & Fellowship
Fulbright Scholar Award to the University of Padua, Italy, Spring 2014, to conduct research on the bilingual writing of Italian adolescent students learning English as a second language.