Michele Goldin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of TESOL, Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs

Graduate School of Education

Michele Goldin is an Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education and TESOL at Touro College Graduate School of Education. Dr. Goldin’s research broadly focuses on child bilingualism. As a heritage speaker of Spanish herself, she strives to increase our understanding of bilingual development with direct implications for successful academic outcomes, language policy and pedagogy, as well as bilingual and dual language education. She was previously a visiting assistant professor at the University of Albany, SUNY.

Areas of Expertise

Bilingualism, first and second language acquisition, heritage language development, applied linguistics, and bilingual education


  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, George Mason University
  • Master of Arts in Performance Studies, New York University
  • Ph.D. in Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition, Rutgers University

In The News

How language acquisition works in school,  U.S. News & World Report