Eurydice Bauer

Eurydice Bauer

Professor of Instruction and Teacher Education, University of South Carolina


Dr. Eurydice Bouchereau Bauer holds the rank of Associate Professor in the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on the literacy development, instruction, and assessment of students (preschool-grade 5) from diverse linguistic, economic, and cultural backgrounds, with a specific focus on bilingual reading and writing. Her current work focuses on the bilingual/biliteracy development of students in dual language settings. In the last 10 years, she has been co-Principal Investigator and a senior researcher on two US Department of Education grants totaling $2, 751, 154. In addition, Dr. Bauer has been the recipient of two Spencer Foundation grants. Dr. Bauer served on a number of national committees: Member of National Research Agenda Planning Panel for ELL Students; NAEP Reading Framework Study Comparison Expert Panel; Member of the Spencer Foundation Special Panel on Reconceptualizing and Reducing Risk in Early Childhood Development; and more recently participated in the PIRE international bilingual consortium meeting with a focus on cross-disciplinary research. Dr. Bauer’s research has been published in the Journal of Literacy Research, Reading Research Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, International Journal of Bilingualism, The Reading Teacher,and Journal of language, Identity and Education (forthcoming), among others.


  • Bauer, E., & Gort, M. (2011) Early biliteracy development: Images of how young bilinguals make use of their linguistic resources Routledge Publishers
  • García, G., Pearson, P., Taylor, B., Bauer, E., & Stahl, K. (2011) Socio-constructivist and political views on teachers’ implementation of two types of reading comprehension approaches in low-income schoolsTheory into Practice 50 (2), 149-156
  • Manyak, P., & Bauer, E. (2008) Explicit code and comprehension instruction for English language learners Reading Teacher 61 (5), 432-434
  • Aaron, J., Bauer, E., Commeyras, M., Cox, S., Daniell, B., Elrick, E., & al, e. (2006) No deposit, no return: Community, responsibility, and risk in critical inquiry classrooms.. International Reading Association: Newark, DE
  • O’Brien, D., & Bauer, E. (2005) New literacies and the institution of old learning Reading Research Quarterly 40 (1), 120-131
  • Bauer, E. (2003) Finding Esmerelda’s shoes: A case study of a young bilingual child’s response to literature. Multicultural issues in literacy and practice Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ
  • Bauer, E., Hall, J., & Kruth, K. (2002) The pragmatics role of code-switching in play context International Journal of Bilingualism 6 (1), 53-74
  • Bauer, E. (2000) Code-switching during shared and independent reading: Lessons learned from a preschooler Research in the Teaching of English 35 (1), 101-130
Eurydice Bauer