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Beth Garcia Bio
Beth Garcia

Beth A. Garcia

Assistant Professor of Education, ESL/Bilingual

Office: Old Main, Room 437
Email: egarcia@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2609

Professional Profile

Beth Garcia joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2012. She received a B.A. in English in 2002 and a M.Ed. in reading specialist in 2008, both from West Texas A&M University. She is currently finishing a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction/language and literacy with a minor in ESL/bilingual studies from Texas Tech University.

Teaching and Related Service

Beth Garcia teaches ESL methods and language development for the Education Department.

She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.


Research and Creative Activity

Beth Garcia’s research interests include adolescent literacy, the use of series books as a teaching medium and Childe Roland as a cyclical character. She also is concerned with gender related studies and adolescent identity/development.

Personal Sketch

Beth Garcia lives in Hereford with her husband Ben and their two college-age children, Orion and Ariel. She enjoys reading, cooking and playing with her five dogs.