Steven Alvarez

Steven Alvarez
Queens, NY
United States

Assistant Professor of English and Director of the First-Year Writing Program
St. John's University

Steven Alvarez is an assistant professor of English and director of the First-Year Writing Program at St. John's University. He earned his PhD in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His ethnographic research examines how literacy and bilingual mentorship affect school involvement among Latin American immigrant families in New York City and Kentucky. Dr. Alvarez has a decade of experience teaching writing to students ranging from kindergarten through college in communities across the country and more recently in China and Mexico.