Kathy   M.  Bussert-Webb

Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.116
Phone: (956) 882-7595
Email: kathy.bussertwebb@utrgv.edu

Dr. Kathy M. Bussert-Webb

Kathy Bussert-Webb received a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Language Education (Reading) in 1997. She has been working at the Brownsville campus since 2000.





Selected Publications


  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Laurie Henry. "Accepted July 2017. Published Sept. 2017. Promising digital practices for nondominant learners ," International Journal of Educational Technology 4, no. 2 (September 2017): 43-55.

  • Maria Diaz, Kathy Bussert-Webb, "Latino youth’s out-of-school math and science experiences: Impact on teacher candidates," International Journal of Research in Education and Science (IJRES) 3, no. 2 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017): 624-635.

  • Maria Diaz and Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Mothers’s intimate, imaginative literacy as pushback," El Paso, Texas/National Association of Bilingual Education: NABE Journal of Research and Practice 8, no. 1 (June 2017): 133-154.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb, Maria Diaz, and Krystal Yanez. Justice and space matter in a strong, unified Latino community. . New York, NY: Peter Lang , 2017.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "U.S. linguistic policy and push-back. ," Santiago de Cuba: Centro de Linguistica Aplicada (CLA), Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente, II, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017: 570-574.

  • Maria Diaz, Kathy Bussert-Webb, "Submitted: Countering myths about low-income recent immigrant Latino parents," In L. Berry (Ed.). The National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies. Symposium conducted at the meeting of The National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies., South Padre Island, TX. . 2016.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Laurie Henry. "Latino/a children’s digital literacy access and online reading skills," Florida: The Journal of Literacy and Technology: An International Online Academic Journal 17, no. 3 and 4 (November 2016): 40.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb, Maria Diaz, and Krystal Yanez. "Colonia strengths amid negative media and Texas government portrayals," In L. Berry (Ed.). The National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, pages 16-25. Symposium conducted at the meeting of The National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, South Padre Island, TX. . 2015.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Zhidong Zhang. "Reading attitudes of Texas high school students," Reading Psychology 36, (2015): 1–25.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Parrying the pathologization of a strong, unified Mexican-American community," Victoria: Creative Approaches to Research 8, no. 2 (June 2015): 46.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. C. Bascom Slemp Endowed Chair in Education, UTRGV, $21,000.00 (August 31, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. GRA, CEP, $10,000.00 (September 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018)

  • Bobbette Morgan. Experiencing Traditional and Group Culminating Presentations in Higher Education: Perspectives of Graduate and Undergraduate Hispanic Students, College of Education and P-16 Integration, (October 2016 - August 2017)

  • Bobbette Morgan. GRA for $10,000, Dr. B. Morgan & K. Bussert-Webb. Arhival data. , CEP, $10,000.00 (September 9, 2016 - August 31, 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. C. Bascom Slemp Endowed Chair in Education, UTRGV, $21,000.00 (August 2016 - August 2017)



Selected Presentations


  • Kathy Bussert-Webb, Karin Lewis, and Hannah Masso. "Accepted. Latino children’s push and pull of Spanish literacy and translanguaging," The National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, South Padre Island, TX (October 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Karin Lewis. "Submitted. Latino/a youth: Language and literacy possibilities amid monoglossia," AERA, New York, NY (July 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Karin Lewis. "Submitted. Third Space, informal teachers, and Latino children’s 21st Century languaging ," AERA, New York, NY (July 2017)

  • Bobbette Morgan, Kathy Bussert-Webb, and Hannah Masso. "Submitted. Traditional and cooperative presentations and undergraduate Latinos," AERA, New York, NY (July 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Laurie Henry. "Latino youth: Achieving the promise in digital literacy. ," AERA, San Antonio, TX (May 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Knowledge to action: Transforming 10 years of research to achieve," AERA, San Antonio (April 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Using VoiceMemos for teaching, research, and service," iPad Summit, College of Education and P-16 Integration, Online (January 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "U.S. linguistic policy and push-back. ," 15th International Symposium on Social Communication, Centro de Linguistica Aplicada (CLA) Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente, Santiago de Cuba (January 2017)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Maria Diaz. "Mobilizing funds of knowledge and modalities to teach disciplinary literacy in a colonia. ," Literacy Research Association (LRA), Nashville, TN (December 2016)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Emergent bilinguals: Rhizoming multimodalities (paper in the mobilizing literacy research for social transformation session)," LRA, Nashville, TN (November 2016)

Current Courses

READ 3324 03 - Reading Comp & Assessment:
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READ 3324 02 - Reading Comp & Assessment:
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EDCI 8380 01 - Dissertation:
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READ 4343 90L - Lit, Culture, & Div Learners:
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