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Mirta Ramirez-Espinola
Adjunct Faculty, College of Education
I am a faculty member at GCU. My Ed.D (doctorate) is in Higher Education from Trident University. I hold a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a reading specialist certification. Additionally, I have an administrative graduate certificate from West Texas A&M University and a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Texas-Pan American with an emphasis in English and Philosophy. I am pursuing an additional graduate degree in English Literature from the University of Texas Perm Basin. I'm a student associate editor for the UTPB Journal of Undergraduate Research. I have worked in education for over 20 years and in higher education for about six years. I am married. I have a 13-year-old son and two miniature schnauzers. If you need to contact me anytime, my email is