Faculty Profile for Dr. Christopher Lee Milk

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Dr. Christopher Lee Milk
Senior Lecturer — Curriculum And Instruction
ED 2110
phone: (512) 245-1201

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

ESL Education

Research Interests

Race and Education
Community Organizing

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Milk, C. L. (2022). Espacios de confianza: Resistant ideological systems in bilingual educational organizing. In Across Seven Years: The Gentrification of a Two-Way Bilingual Education School. Washington D.C.: Lexington Books.
  • Milk, C. L., & Valenzuela, A. (2022). Crafting a Social Architecture of Authentic Cariño in Academia Cuauhtli: Teaching Indigeneity as Revitalizing Education. In Activating Critical Consciousness in Dual Language Bilingual Education (From Policy to Pedagogy). New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Milk, C. L., Rubio, B., & Alvarez-Sims, L. (2020). BUILDING CONFIDENCE THROUGH CULTURALLY SUSTAINING SPACES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS. Transcontinental Human Trajectories (TraHs), 8(December 2020).
  • Rubio, B., Milk, C. L., & Bell, R. (2020). Decolonial Latinx Critical Educational Leadership Development  through a Community-Based Partnership. In Handbook of Urban Educational Leadership, 2nd Ed. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Milk, C. L. (2017). Relational professionalism in a bilingual teacher association: Promoting occupational identities and pedagogic agency. Bilingual Research Journal, 40(3), 304–317.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Example Program in Community Partnerships, Excelencia in Education. February 15, 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Recognition for Best Facilitator, University of Texas - Austin. 2011

Selected Grants

  • Milk, Christopher Lee. Incorporating Digital “Testimonios” as Critical Pedagogy, UTPA Faculty Development Grant, $3000.00. (Funded: 2013). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Vice President
Ivan Illich Special Interest Group - American Educational Research Association
November 2022-2023
Jigsaw - Field Experiences Committee
September 2022-2023
NACCS - Tejas FOCO - K-12 Committee
June 2023-December 2023
Academia Cuauhtli - Curriculum Development
June 2021-December 2023
Parent/Teacher Co-Coordinator
Nuestro Grupo/ Academia Cuauhtli
January 2015-December 2023