Isabella F Burns

Isabella F Burns

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Sociology: sociology of education, language in society, literacy, ESL students, disparities in education institutions

Isabella Burns is a doctoral student of Sociology at George Mason University.

Her goal is to research inequalities amongst different demographics in the public education system to remove some of the systemic barriers that remain for many individuals, despite access to free public education. The purpose of her research would be to enact policy change to create more equitable environments. 

Prior to beginning the Ph.D. program, she spent 2 years as an early intervention literacy instructor.

Education

MA. Applied Linguistics: Teaching English as a Second Language, Old Dominion University, 2023

BA. Sociology, University of Mary Washington, 2021