Kip Austin   Hinton

Associate Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.118
Phone: (956) 882-8847

Dr. Kip Austin Hinton

Kip Austin Hinton is an associate professor of Bilingual, Biliteracy & Intercultural Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He received a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies in Education from the University of California Los Angeles, and his research interests include educational equity, borderlands, race, and multiliteracies. He is an active advocate for immigrant rights and language rights in South Texas. Dr. Hinton is the Director of the M.Ed. in Bilingual Education, and the Chief Editor of _Educational Borderlands: A Bilingual Journal_.

Selected Publications

  • Kip Hinton. "Beginning from the Border," Educational Borderlands: A Bilingual Journal 1, (May 2017): 3–14.

  • Kip Hinton. "The Newcomer Student: An Educator’s Guide to Aid Transitions by Louise H. Kreuzer," Wheaton, MD: Bilingual Research Journal 40, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017): 106–109.

  • Kip Hinton. "Call It What It Is: Monolingual Education in U.S. Schools," Laguna Beach, CA: Critical Inquiry in Language Studies 13, no. 1 (March 2016): 20–45.

  • Kip Hinton. "“We only teach in English”: An examination of bilingual-in-name-only classrooms," Research on Preparing Inservice Teachers to Work Effectively with Emergent Bilinguals. Bingley, UK: EmeraldBooks, 2, 2015: 265–289.

  • Kip Hinton. "Undocumented citizens: The civic engagement of activist immigrants," Education, Citizenship and Social Justice 10, no. 2 (May 2015): 152–167.

  • Kip Hinton. "Should We Use a Capital Framework to Understand Culture? Applying Cultural Capital to Communities of Color," Equity & Excellence in Education 48, no. 2 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2015): 299–319.

  • Kip Austin Hinton, Sandra Mercuri, Maria Diaz, Brenda de la Garza, and Tanya Perez. Evaluation of Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language in Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. Harlingen, TX: Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, 2014.

  • Kip Hinton. "Manifest destiny meets inclusion: Texas nationalism at the Alamo," Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change 11, no. 3 (September 2013): 153–169.

  • Kip Hinton. Thriving in The Contaminated Valley: Media education for Chicana/o farmworker students. Los Angeles: University of California - Los Angeles, 2011.

  • Richard Van Heertum and Kip Hinton. "Deconstructing the Superhero: American Idols in Film," UCLA Center for the Study of Women Update (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2010).

Selected Presentations

  • Kip Hinton. "Immigrants, Migrants, Refugees, Deportees: Human Migration During Crisis," Texas Association for Bilingual Education Conference, TABE, McAllen, Texas (October 2017)

  • Kip Hinton. "Spanish is Not a "Foreign" Language," Texas Association for Bilingual Education Conference, Texas Association for Bilingual Education, McAllen, TX (October 2017)

  • Kip Hinton. "What teachers know: Understanding & teaching the community in the Rio Grande Valley," Indigenous Research Exchange Symposium, University of British Columbia – Okanagan, Edinburg, TX (May 2017)

  • Kip Hinton. "School segregation past and present," Special presentation for student body, SAY Sí, San Antonio, TX (May 2017)

  • Kip Hinton. "Academic Spanish in South Texas: Bilingual Education and Beyond. ," TESOL International Convention, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Seattle, WA (March 2017)

  • Amalia Ortiz, Gladys Ornelas, Amanda Ramírez, and Kip Hinton. "The Canción Cannibal Cabaret," National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies: Tejas Foco, National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies, Bryan, TX (February 2017)

  • Kip Hinton. "Master’s in Bilingual Education and the Bilingual Journal," Peruvian Educators Visit, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia & UTRGV CEP, Brownsville, TX (February 2017)

  • Kip Hinton. "Unsettling Literature: Literature that Reflects Culture," BESO Professional Development Seminar, UTRGV Bilingual Education Student Organization, Brownsville, TX (February 2017)

  • Kip Hinton and Sandra Mercuri. "Additive Bilingualism in English-Only and Bilingual Settings," TexTESOL II Conference, Texas TESOL, San Antonio, TX (October 2016)

  • Kip Hinton. "Asymmetrical Equity: Reconciling Cultural Relevance with School Finance to Serve Students of Color," AERA Annual Meeting, AERA, Vancouver, BC, Canada (April 2016)

Selected Performances and Exhibitions

  • and Maria Ibarra. "Canción Cannibal Cabaret," San Antonio, TX (2017)

  • and Maria Ibarra. "Canción Cannibal Cabaret," San Antonio, TX (2017)

  • and Daniel Flutur. "Canción Cannibal Cabaret," San Antonio, TX (2016)

  • and Danielle López. "Canción Cannibal Cabaret," McAllen, TX (2016)

  • Kip Hinton. "Valley International Poetry Festival," Kip Austin Hinton. McAllen, TX (2016)

Current Courses

EDFR 2301 03 - Intercultural Context:
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EDCI 8380 05 - Dissertation:
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EDBE 3323 01E - Develop of Bilingualism:
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Previous Courses