Major fields: Disability Studies in Education, Bilingual Special Education, Special Education, Bilingual Education, Sociolinguistics, Immigrant Issues
My line of inquiry explores the educational experiences of the children and families who live at the intersection of disability and multilingualism. My current research examines the exclusion of bilingual Latino children with disabilities from the inclusion movement within public education.
Cioè-Peña, M. (accepted). "Raciolinguistics and the education of Emergent Bilinguals Labeled as Disabled"
Cioè-Peña, M. (conditionally accepted). "Bilingualism, Dis/ability, and Stigma: When a social justice movement becomes a silencing tool.
Cioè-Peña, M. (under review). From Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies to Culturally Sustaining Research: Engaging with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families of Students with Dis/abilities”
Cioè-Peña, M. (under review). “Wanting to Leave; Needing to Stay: Issues for undocumented mothers of children with disabilities”
Cioè-Peña, M. (under review). "After the phone call: culture, disability and the construction of a "bad" mother"
Cioè-Peña, M. (2019). "Complicating Notions of Inclusion". In J. Valle & D. Connor, Rethinking Disability: A Disability Studies Approach to Inclusive Practices, Second Edition. Taylor & Francis.