Marjorie Orellana
Moore Hall 1032A
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

P: (310) 206-5375

Marjorie Orellana


Teaching & Research Interests

The experiences of the children of immigrants in urban schools and communities, with a focus on their work as language and cultural brokers.

Select Publications

Marjorie Faulstich Orellana. (2009). Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language and Culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Marjorie Faulstich Orellana. (Forthcoming). “From There to Here: On the Process of an Ethnography of Language Brokering. MediAzioni, 10., ISSN 1974-4382.

Marjorie Faulstich Orellana and Jacquelin D’warte. (2010). A Different Kind of Head Start: Response to the Early Reading Panel Report. Educational Researcher, 39 (4): 295-300.

Paula Carbone and Marjorie Faulstich Orellana. (2010). Developing Academic Identities: Persuasive Writing as a Tool to Strengthen Emergent Academic Identities. Research in the Teaching of English, 44:3, 292-316.

Jennifer Reynolds and Marjorie Faulstich Orellana. (2009). New Immigrant Youth Interpreting in White Public Space. American Anthropologist, 111 (2): 211-223.