Cati de los Ríos


Cati V. de los Ríos is an Associate Professor of Adolescent Literacy and Bi/multilingual Education at UC Berkeley’s School of Education

Cati is a former ESL, Spanish and Ethnic Studies high school teacher in Massachusetts and California and holds a Ph.D. in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include Latinx bi/multilingual adolescent literacies, translanguaging, US-Mexican transnational youth identities, critical digital literacies, youth community engagement, and the civic nature of secondary Ethnic Studies classrooms.

Her research has won fellowships from the Ford Foundation and the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation and, most recently, national awards from National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), including the 2018 Promising Researcher Award, the 2018 Alan C. Purves Award, and the 2019 Janet Emig Award.

Some of her latest research can be found in Harvard Educational Review, Reading Research Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, and Journal of Literacy Research.

CLE Coyle Fellow

Cati V. de los Ríos - Center for Literacy Education Coyle Fellow