Lesley Bartlett

Position title: IRIS Faculty Director

Email: lesley.bartlett@wisc.edu

Educational Background:

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Lesley Bartlett is a Professor in Educational Policy Studies and a faculty affiliate in Anthropology. An anthropologist by training who works in the field of International and Comparative Education, Professor Bartlett conducts research in literacy studies (including multilingual literacies) and migration; she has done research in Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, Spain, Tanzania, and the United States. She has authored several books, including: Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times; Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South; Rethinking Case Study Research; Teaching in Tension: International Pedagogies, National Policies, and Teachers’ Practices in Tanzania; and The Word and the World: The Cultural Politics of Literacy in Brazil.