Judith Márquez

Judith Márquez, Ph.D.

Professor of Studies in Language and Culture,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3591
Email: marquez@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Areas of Expertise

  • Spanish for Bilingual Teachers
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers
  • Bilingual and ESL Teacher Preparation
  • Descriptive Linguistics


Selected Publications


Blanco, G.M, Contreras, V.M, & Márquez, J.  (2005). ¡Ahora sí!:  Expresión comunicativa para hispanohablantes.  Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Custom Publishing.

Refereed Journal Articles

Peña, C., Jones, L., Orange, A., Simieou, F., & Márquez, J. (2018). Success and resiliency factors: A case study of unaccompanied immigrant children. American Journal of Qualitative Studies, 2(1), 162-181.

Sawyer, C.B. & Márquez, J. (2017). Senseless violence against Central American unaccompanied minors: Historical background and call for help. Journal of Psychology, 151(1), 69-75.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223980.2016.1226743

Sawyer, C., Nelson, J., Márquez, J., & Weaver, L. (2013). Elements of a Bilingual School Counselor Training Program for Spanish Speakers. VISTAS 2013, 1.Retrieved from http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas13/Article_21.pdf

Research Projects

Selected Funded External Grants

Márquez, J., & Weaver, L. R. (co-principal investigators) (2012-2017). Collaborating for the Academic Success of All (CASA), Title III, U.S. Department of Education, $1,550,642.

Márquez, J., & Weaver, L. R. (co-principal investigators) (2007-2012). Collaborative Teaching of English Language Learners (CTELL), Title III, U.S. Department of Education, $1,255,824.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • UHCL Hayes Diversity Award (2016)
  • President, Texas Association for Bilingual Education (2012-2013)
  • UHCL Distinguished Service Award (2007)
  • Piper Award Nominee (2002, 1998)
  • UHCL Faculty Fellowship (2002-2003)