Isabel Nuñez is professor of educational studies and director of the School of Education at Purdue University Fort Wayne. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies from the University of Illinois, Chicago; an M.Phil. in Cultural Studies from Birmingham University; and a J.D. from UCLA Law. She has been a classroom teacher in Los Angeles and Birmingham, England; a newspaper journalist in Tokyo; and a visiting professor at the University of San Francisco. She has published three books with Teachers College Press and authored chapters in books from Peter Lang, Routledge, SAGE, and the Oxford University Press. Her work has appeared in Educational Studies, the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, and Teachers College Record. She is associate editor for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. She is currently vice president of AERA for Division B, Curriculum Studies.