- Division of Education
CC Room 155F
Laura B. Liu, Ed.D. is Assistant Professor of Elementary Education and Coordinator for the English as a Second Language program at Indiana University-Purdue University in Columbus, and honorary part-time Research Fellow with Beijing Normal University’s Center for Teacher Education Research, where she completed her postdoctoral degree on international professional development (2012-2014) and served as an Assistant Professor (2014-2015). Laura began her teaching career as a high school ESL coordinator and World Literature teacher and earned her National Board Certification (2014). She has adjunct taught graduate and undergraduate courses on the multicultural and philosophical foundations of education at the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences, and sheltered content instruction courses with the University of Southern California’s online MAT program. Laura’s research focuses on cultural and ecological diversity, glocalization, and international professional development. Laura integrates art-based approaches in her teaching and research, and has published a children’s book series on environmental sustainability: Turtle’s Treasure, Turtle’s Tug, Turtle’s Turn, and Turtle’s Triumph.