Ryan McCarty

Doctoral student

Ryan McCarty’s research focuses on the ways that translation impacts much of the learning that students do, from its effects on multilingual students, to its role in developing disciplinary knowledges and identities. He is interested in constructing this theory of translational learning to help foreground the rich linguistic resources that graduating high school students like those he taught in the Bronx bring to college, as well as to better understand how first-generation students like himself think about translating between home and academic languages.

McCarty’s program of study:
Joint Program in English and Education