University of San Francisco
NICOLA MCCLUNG, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at the University of San Francisco. Her interests include literacy in international contexts, specific learning disabilities, social justice and statistics, and disability studies in education. She is also cofounder of Xóchitl Justice Press, which publishes research-based, nonfiction books for beginning readers focusing on people, languages, or themes that are underrepresented in print. Her example book is:
McClung, N. (2014) Scientists. San Francisco, CA: Xochitl Justice Press.
Relevant peer-reviewed empirical articles include:
Shin, J., Sailors, M., McClung, N., Hoffman, J., & Pearson, P. D. (resubmitted) The impact of first language reading and writing on learning English as a second language in an African context: the case of Malawi, Chichewa and English. Bilingual Research Journal.
Arya, D., McClung, N.A., Katznelson, N., Scott, L. (accepted). Language ideologies and literacy achievement: Six multilingual countries and two international assessments. International Journal of Multilingualism.
Sailors, M., Hoffman, J., Pearson, P. D., McClung, N., Shin, J., (2014). Supporting change in literacy instruction in Malawi. Reading Research Quarterly, 49(2), 209–231.
Arya, D., McClung, N. A., Maul, A. & Cunningham, A. E. (2014). Exploring the association between early childhood home environment and literacy development internationally. International Journal of Quantitative Research in Education, 2(1), 1-16.