Skip to Content

Dr. Kelly Medellin

Fax
N/A
Title
Assistant Professor
Location
Bridwell Hall
Room
216
Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of North Texas Ph. D. Early Childhood Studies 2018
Southern Methodist University Master of Bilingual Education 2010
Midwestern State University Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies: Early Childhood - Fourth Grade, and Bilingual Education 2008
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor 08/01/2019
Midwestern State University Visiting Professor 08/01/2012 08/01/2019
Midwestern State University Adjunct Faculty 06/01/2012 07/09/2012
Aikin Elementary: Richardson ISD Bilingual Prekindergarten Teacher 08/01/2009 03/01/2012
Anson Jones Elementary School: Dallas ISD Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher 01/01/2009 05/01/2009

Research, Articles and Books

Medellin, K., Gupta, D., & Acuña, K. (2021). Teaching Strategies During a Pandemic: Learnings and Reflections. In M. Niess, & H. Gillow-Wiles (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Transforming Teachers’ Online Pedagogical Reasoning for Engaging K-12 Students in Virtual Learning (pp. 194-211). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-7222-1.ch010

 

Medellin, K. The Construction of Identity through Early Childhood Curriculum: Examining Picturebooks from a Critical Feminist Lens, Doctoral dissertation; The University of North Texas; Denton, Texas, University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1404521/citation/?q=medellin#top

 

Perez, M.S., Medellin, K. & Rideaux, K. S. (2016). Repositioning childhood lived experiences within adult contexts: A Black feminist analysis of childhood/s regulation in early childhood care and education. Global Studies of Childhood 6 (1), 67-79. DOI: 10.1177/2043610616631132

Presentations

April 2021 Presenter, Celebration of Scholarship, Wichita Falls, TX, Teaching Strategies During A Pandemic: Learnings And Reflections, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2021 Presenter, Southwest Education Research Association, New Orleans, LA, The Construction of Identity through Early Childhood Curriculum: Examining Picture books from a Critical Feminist Lens, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2020 Presenter, National Association for Bilingual Education, Las Vegas, NV, The Construction of Identity through Early Childhood Curriculum Picturebooks, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2020 Presenter, Southwest Education Research Association, New Orleans, LA, From Margin to Center: Multicultural Picturebooks in Math, Science and Social Studies, Dittika Gupta and Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2019 Presenter, Texas Association of Future Educators, Huntsville, TX, Opportunities in Bilingual Education, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2018 Presenter, Southwest Education Research Association, New Orleans, LA, From Margin to Center: Multicultural Picturebooks in Math, Science and Social Studies, Montserrath Garay, Frida Arredondo, Dittika Gupta and Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2018 Presenter, Texas Association of Future Educators, Huntsville, TX, Opportunities in Bilingual Education, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February 2017 Presenter, Texas Association of Future Educators, Arlington, TX, Opportunities in Bilingual Education, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

April 2017 Presenter, Texas Association for Multicultural Education, Nacogdoches, TX, Counternarratives in Picturebooks: Voice, Agency, and Subjugated Knowledges, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

February. 2016 Presenter, Southwest Council of Latin American Studies, New Orleans, LA, Panel “Un BESO para Amo Leer”, Jeffery Oxford, Midwestern State University, Raquel Oxford, Midwestern State University, Kelly Medellin: Silenced Voices of Transnational Identities in Early Childhood Education Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

October. 2015 Presenter, Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education Conference, Dublin Ireland, Silenced Voices of Transnational Identities in Early Childhood Education, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

May. 2015      Presenter, International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL, Sister Outsider 30 Years Later: Counterstories of the Experiences of Women of Color in the Neoliberal University, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University, Kia Rideaux, University of North Texas, and Joyce Price, University of North Texas

March. 2015   Presenter, Southwest Council of Latin American Studies, San Jose, Costa Rica, Panel Immigration and Transnational Identity: An Interdisciplinary Look, Jeffery Oxford, Midwestern State University, Raquel Oxford, Midwestern State University, Kelly Medellin: Silenced Voices of Transnational Identities in Early Childhood Education Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University

July. 2014       Presenter, Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social Summer Institute, Northern New Mexico College at El Rito, NM, La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Counter-Narratives within Identities and Representations of Mujeres and Young Girls of Color in Children’s Picture Books, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State

May. 2014      Presenter, International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL, The Path to Conocimiento and Shifting: Gloria Anzaldúa and Me, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State

May 2013      Presenter, International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL, Foregrounding Marginalized Feminist Epistemologies When Conceptualizing Critical Qualitative Research in Early Childhood Studies, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University and University of North Texas, and Kia Rideaux, University of North Texas

May 2013      Presenter, International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL, Fairytales, Folktales, and Myths: A Postcolonial Content Analysis of Multicultural Children’s Picture Books,     Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University and University of North Texas

April 2013     Presenter, Bilingual Education Association of the Metroplex Conference (BEAM), Grand Prairie, TX, Creating Latina/o Parent and Community Partnerships, Kelly Medellin, Janice Arriaga, Gladys Mornero, Adela, Sanjuan, Citlaly Rivas, and Adela Martinez

March 2013   Presenter, Texas-Jalisco Conference, Denton, Texas. Deconstructing and Reconceptulaizing Bilingual Education in Early Childhood, Kelly Medellin, Midwestern State University, University of North Texas

May 2012       Presenter, Qualitative Inquiry Conference Chicago, IL, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "Rethinking Critical Race Theory, Complicating the Messy: Continued Situational Analysis of Peer Diversity Educator Discourses," Michelle Salazar Perez, University of North Texas, SJ Creek, Hollins University; and Kelly Medellin, University of North Texas