Kristina de Korsak, Ph.D.

Kristina de Korsak, Ph.D. received her Ph.D. in applied linguistics and second language acquisition from UC Davis. Her education emphasis is in child language acquisition, cognition, socialization and cultural practice. Dr. de Korsak has been a lecturer at Sonoma State since 2011 and has actively engaged in teaching and collaborating in several departments on campus. She has taught pre-school, kindergarten and first grade in California and abroad for eight years, mentoring new teachers throughout her career both in school and university settings. Dr. de Korsak believes education is key to stretching minds, providing opportunities, and advancing social justice.

Project: Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn: Mind-Mindedness, Language Cues, and Early Care Environments