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About Robin L. Danzak

Robin. L. Danzak, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Sacred Heart University. Her research focus is on the academic language and literacy development of bilingual students, particularly adolescents. Areas of interest include bilingual writing, critical literacy, and writing instruction through authentic and multimedia text composition. Dr. Danzak values a collaborative, sociocultural framework in which classroom research aligns with engaging instruction and authentic assessment. She has published several articles and chapters in the area of bilingual language and literacy, and has presented her work at national and international conferences.
An experienced language learner and teacher, Dr. Danzak is bilingual and biliterate in English-Spanish. She received her MA in Linguistics (Spanish) from the University of Concepción, Chile, and her Ph.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders from the University of South Florida. Prior to her work at the university level, Dr. Danzak was employed by Florida public schools for several years, where she taught Spanish and coordinated the implementation of magnet school programs.
See the link on this page to Robin Danzak's Culture Chameleon blog about multiculturalism, multilingualism, and her adventures as a Fulbright scholar in Padua, Italy.


Present Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology, Sacred Heart University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Junior Research Award 2014
  • Naclerio Faculty Scholars Program Award 2016/2017

Contact Information

Speech-Language Pathology
Cambridge 2-E-09
College of Health Professions


Articles (14)

Contributions to Books (3)

Dissertation (1)