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 Masso Hannah. "Accepted for 2018 Conference Proceeding in Spain: Latinx Children's Spanish and Translanguaging Perceptions and Strategies for Writing," Slemp Endowed Chair. Soria, Spain: In F. Ramos (Ed.), Proceedings of the 4th International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in School and Society. , 2018.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb, Zhidong Zhang, "Published on Oct. 31, 2017. Positive reading attitudes of low-income bilingual Latinos. ," College Station, TX: Reading Psychology 39, no. 1 (November 2017): 29.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Laurie Henry. "Published Sept. 7, 2017. Promising digital practices for nondominant learners. ," International Journal of Educational Technology 4, no. 2 (September 2017): 43-55.

  • Maria Diaz, Kathy Bussert-Webb, "Published July 2017. 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. Published book in May 2017. Justice and space matter in a strong, unified Latino community. . New York, NY: Peter Lang , 2017.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Published January 2017. 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.

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Zhidong Zhang. "Published in 2016: Reading attitudes of Texas high school students," College Station, TX: Reading Psychology 37, no. 3 (2016): 1–25.

  • Maria Diaz, Kathy Bussert-Webb, "Published in 2016. 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. . South Padre Island, TX: Natl. Assoc. of Hispanic and Latino Studies, International Research Conference Monograph., November 2016: 5 pages..

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Laurie Henry. "Published in 2016. 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.



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 and Hannah Masso. "Presented in July 2018: Latinx Children's Spanish and Translanguaging Perceptions and Strategies for Writing," 4th International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in School and Society., Loyola Marymount University School of Education (Los Angeles, CA), with the support of the Department of Culture of the City of Soria., Soria, Spain (2018)

  • Bobbette Morgan, Kathy Bussert-Webb, and Hannah Masso. "Presented in April 2018. Traditional and cooperative presentations and undergraduate Latinos," AERA, New York, NY (April 2018)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Karin Lewis. "Presented in April 2018. Latino/a youth: Language and literacy possibilities amid monoglossia," AERA, New York, NY (April 2018)

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Karin Lewis. "Presented in April 2018: Latino/a Youth: Language and Literacy Possibilities amid Monoglossia," AERA, New York, NY (April 2018)

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

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb and Karin Lewis. "Rejected in December 2017. Third Space, informal teachers, and Latino children’s 21st Century languaging ," American Educational Research Association (AERA)., New York, NY (July 2017)

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

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

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

  • Kathy Bussert-Webb. "Presented. 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)

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EDCI 8380 01 - Dissertation:
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READ 4341 90L - Media Literacies for Sec ELA/R:
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READ 3324 02 - Reading Comp & Assessment:
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EDCI 8690 02 - Dissertation:
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READ 4341 91L - Media Literacies for Sec ELA/R:
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