Aldo Anzures Tapia

Graduate School of Education, Educational Linguistics

Aldo Anzures Tapia is a current Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education. The focus of his research is geared towards indigenous education and language revitalization mainly in Mexico and Latin America. For the last two years he has engaged in collaborative research with the Caste War Museum (Tihosuco, Quintana Roo, Mexico) through the Tihosuco Heritage Preservation and Community Project, where they have produced bilingual lesson plans and materials for the museum workshops, documented bilingual rap practices in the town, recorded oral histories from the town’s elders, as well as promoted a trilingual approach to the museography. Aldo holds an M.A. in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.