Gisele Ragusa

Expert in language and learning disabilities, child development, teacher education and distance learning

Director of Teacher, K-12 and Community Education, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Associate Director of Education at Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)


  • literacy
  • child development and early childhood education
  • bilingual education and special education
  • bi-literacy development
  • teacher education
  • disability
  • emergent literacy
  • hearing loss and deaf education
  • cerebral palsy
  • language challenges and development
  • second-language acquisition
  • distance learning pedagogy
  • disability on college campuses
  • disability law and educational law
  • engineering education
  • research design

Additional Information

  • Author of Early Intervention: A Case Study (expected, Fall 2005)
  • Member, American Education Research Association; International Reading Association; Council on Exceptional Children; National Association of Bilingual Educators; National Association of the Education of Young Children


  • Spanish

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