Menu Close

Katherine Richardson Bruna

Professor, Sociocultural Studies of Education, Iowa State University

Cultural Studies of Science Education; Anthropology of Education; Multicultural and Bilingual Education; Interpretive Research


  • 2003–present
    Professor, Iowa State University
  • 2015–present
    Founding Director, ISU 4U Promise, Iowa State University


  • 2003 
    University of California, Davis, Ph.D. in Sociocultural Studies of Education
  • 1995 
    University of California, Davis, M.A. in Applied Linguistics
  • 1988 
    Vassar College, B.A. Hispanic Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    Young Scientists, Ambitious Teachers Improving Health in an Urban Ecosystem
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Institutes of Health

Professional Memberships

  • American Anthropological Association
  • American Educational Research Association
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching