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Dr. Kristen Doorn

Attallah College of Educational Studies


California Lutheran University, Bachelor of Arts

University of Southern California, Master of Science

University of Miami, PhD


Dr. Kristen Doorn joined "the Attallah College of Educational Studies" in August 2015 and teaches in the Integrated Educational Studies Program.  She earned her doctorate in Language & Literacy Learning in Multilingual Settings from the School of Education & Human Development at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida.  Prior to teaching at Chapman, Dr. Doorn had the opportunity to work as a K-12 educator, in California, New York, and abroad in China.  She also worked in the field of higher education in the areas of Enrollment Services, Development, and Faculty Support Services. Her research interests include preservice teacher development, and language and literacy learning of diverse student populations.