Selected articles:

Ortega, Y., & Oxford, R. (2023). Immigrants’ and refugees’ ‘funds of knowledge(s)’ on the path to intercultural competence. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 0(0), 1–12.  Link

Ortega, Y. (2021). Transformative pedagogies for English teaching: Teachers and students building social justice together. Applied Linguistics Journal. Link

Ortega, Y. (2021). ‘I wanted to be white’: Understanding power asymmetries of whiteness and racialisation. Whiteness and Education. Download Here

Ortega, Y. (2019). “Teacher, ¿Puedo hablar en Español?” A reflection on plurilingualism and translanguaging practices in EFL. Profile: Issues in Teachers’ Professional Development, 21(2), 155-170. 

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Selected book chapters:

Ortega, Y. (2022). Defying the abyssal line: Towards el Buenvivir in English language teaching. In Handbook of Language and the Global South edited by Lorato Mokwena, Anna Kaiper-Marquez and Sinfree Makoni. Routledge. Link

Ortega, Y. (2021). Working for social justice in a marginalized Colombian English teaching classroom. In D. Christian & K. M. Bailey (Eds.), Research on teaching and learning English in under-resourced areas. (pp.171-184). Routledge and TIRF. Link

Ortega, Y. (2020). “Rebeldes en acción”: A case study in English teaching in a marginalized Colombian high school. In L. M. Berger (Ed.), Social justice and international education: Research, practice, and perspectives (pp. 111–134). NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

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