Dr. Joel Gomez

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Dr. Joel Gomez

Professor Emeritus, Educational Leadership


Office Phone: (202) 994-3306

Dr. Joel Gomez holds a joint appointment as a faculty member and Director of GW's Institute for Education Studies. His areas of expertise include bilingual and bicultural education, higher education, web-based information services, and federal funding of education research and development.

While a graduate student at GWU, Dr. Gomez founded and directed the Center for the Study of Language Education which won funding from the U.S. Department of Education to operate the National Clearinghouse on Bilingual Education. Subsequently that was replaced with the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition. These clearinghouses have served as nationwide resources on bilingual and bicultural education and English language acquisition for scholars, policy makers, school administrators, teachers, and parents.


Ed.D., The George Washington University

M.A., University of Texas

B.A., University of Texas