Chris Faltis holds degrees from San Francisco State University, San José State University, and Stanford University, where he earned an MA and PhD. Prior to coming to UC Davis, he served on the faculties of Arizona State University and the Universities of Alabama and Nevada. Faltis was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar at the National Autonomous University of Honduras, and a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley.
Faculty ProfileEMPHASIS AREA: SOEP. Education Policy and Governance; Educational Leadership; Graduate education issues; Hispanic culture; History of Latinos in the U.S.; History of higher education; History of the University of California; Minority leadership issues
Language assessment and acquisition in bilinguals; Bilingual and second language education; Classroom discourse; Elementary education; English learners; Latina/o education issues; Literacy development through science; Teacher action research; Teacher development & performance assessment
Ph.D., Education and Linguistics – Stanford University, Stanford – 1976
PhD (Educational Psychology) – University of California, Berkeley (1962)
Master of Arts (Educational Psychology) - University of California, Berkeley (1958)
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) - University of California, Berkeley (1956)
Learning; teacher education; phenomenological method; phenomenology of education; the study of education as a regional ontology; philosophical anthropology; “The Pretoria School of Educational Thought;” fundamental-, psycho-, didactic-, socio-, ortho-pedagogics.