An assistant professor in SMC's School of Education, León is an accomplished poet whose academic research includes the use of poetry as a tool to enhance diversity understanding in youth and adults.
León's academic interests include critical literacy, critical pedagogy, multicultural education, educational technology, teacher education and adolescent literacy. In addtion to teaching courses on the foundations of secondary education and instructional design, she is steeped in the world of spoken word poetry and hip hop culture.
A poet, educator and scholar, León has received several prestigious poetry awards and is the author of the forthcoming 2013 book of poetry, Boogeyman Dawn. She can be reached in her office at (925) 631-4369 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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