Ph.D. (2001) in anthropology,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A. (1991) in English education
with highest honors in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2008-2009 Visiting Associate
Professor, Universidad Iberoamericana
2008-present Associate Professor
2007-present Co-Director, Center for Multiple Languages and Literacies
2002-2008 Assistant Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University
2001-2002 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Teaching, Learning, and
Writing, Duke University
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
American Anthropological Association
Comparative and International Education Society
Council on Anthropology and Education
Bartlett, Lesley. (2009) The Word and the World: The Cultural Politics of
Literacy in Brazil. Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Holland, D., C. Lutz and D. Nonini, L. Bartlett, M. Frederick, T. Guldbrandsen,
and E. Murillo. (2007). Local Democracy Under Siege: Activism, Public
Interests, and Private Politics. New York University Press.
Vavrus, Frances and Lesley Bartlett. (eds). (forthcoming). Critical Approaches
to Comparative Education: Vertical Case Studies from Africa, Europe, the Middle
East, and the Americas. Palgrave Macmillan.
Bartlett, L. (2008). Literacy's Verb: Exploring What Literacy Is and What
Literacy Does. International Journal of Educational Development 28, 6, 737-753.
Bartlett, L. (2007) Bilingual Literacies, Social Identification, and
Educational Trajectories. Linguistics in Education 18, 3-4, 215-231.
Bartlett, L. (2007). Human Capital or Human Connections? The Cultural Meanings
of Education in Brazil. Teachers College Record 109, 7, 1613-1636.
Bartlett, L. (2007). Literacy, Speech, and Shame: The Cultural Politics of
Literacy and Language in Brazil. International Journal of Qualitative Studies
in Education 20, 6, 1-17.
Bartlett, L. (2007). The Comparative Ethnography of Educational Projects: Youth
and Adult Literacy Programmes in Brazil. Compare 37, 2, 151-166.
Bartlett, L. (2007). To Seem and to Feel: Situated Identities and Literacy
Practices. Teachers College Record 109, 1, 51-69.
Bartlett, L. (2005). Dialogue, Knowledge, and Teacher-Student Relations:
Freirean Pedagogy in Theory and Practice. Comparative Education Review 49(3):
Bartlett, Lesley and Brayboy, Bryan. (2005). Race and Schooling: Theories and
Ethnographies. Urban Review 37, 5, 361-374.
Bartlett, L., Frederick, M, Gulbrandsen, T., and Murillo, E. (2002). The
Marketization of Education: Public Schools for Private Ends. Anthropology and
Education Quarterly 33, 1, 5-29.
Garcia, O. and Bartlett, L. (2007). A Speech Community Model of Bilingual
Education: Educating Latino Newcomers in the USA. International Journal of
Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 10, 1, 1-25.
Vavrus, F. and Bartlett, L. (2006). Comparatively Knowing: Making a Case for
the Vertical Case Study. Current Issues in Comparative Education. (on-line at
Contributed By: Frances Vavrus, University of Minnesota