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Abha Gupta

  • Abha Gupta
  • Associate Professor
  • Teaching & Learning
  • 145 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6074
  • agupta@odu.edu
  • Dr. Abha Gupta, (Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1991) teaches graduate-level courses in Reading education. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Reading in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
  • Education

    University Of Arizona, 1991
    Major: Language, Reading and Culture
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Arizona, 1988
    Major: Linguistics
    Degree: M.S.
    University of Delhi, 1985
    Major: Linguistics
    Degree: M.Phil.
    University of Delhi, 1982
    Major: Linguistics
    Degree: B.S.
    University of Delhi, 1982
    Major: Linguistics
    Degree: M.A.
  • Research Interests

    Language and literacy development-- Pre-Kindergarten-Middle School, linguistic diversity, language dialect, preservice and inservice teachers' training and perceptions, music and literacy, intervention programs.
  • Expertise

    Literacy
    Issues in Reading / Literacy / Curriculum / Language Development
  • 2000: Certificate of Appreciation for Adult Literacy, Opportunity House, Department of Behavioral Healthcare Services, The City of Portsmouth
  • 1999: Certificate of Achievement America Reads Challenge Program, Tidewater Parks Elementary School
  • 1999: Certificate of Achievement for Diversity and Race Relations in Today's Public Schools, Christopher Newport University
  • 1998: Certificate of Appreciation for America Reads Challenge Program, Old Dominion University
  • 1988: Tuscon Mayor's Award, Tuscon, Arizona
  • 1986: Academic Scholarship, University of Arizona
  • 1985: Tuition Scholarship, University of Arizona
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Integrating reading/science into the core area for grades 4-8 teachers
    Sponsoring Organization: SCHEV
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mukkamala, R.; Gupta, A.; Myran, S.
    No Child Left Behind Title II, Teacher Quality Improvement Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: SCHEV
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    Health education technology: Increasing the capacity among dental practitioners in the secondary prevention of eating disorders
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU Research Office
    Date: 2005 - 2005
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mukkamala, R.; DeBate, R.; Gupta, A.
    America Reads, Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2004 - 2005
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    America Reads, Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2003 - 2004
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    Beazley-I
    Sponsoring Organization: Beazley Foundation
    Date: 2001 - 2004
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    America Reads Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2002 - 2003
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    America Reads Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2001 - 2002
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    America Reads, Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2000 - 2001
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    America Reads, Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 1999 - 2000
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    GTE-Links Virginia For Literacy
    Sponsoring Organization: GTE Corporation
    Date: 1998 - 2000
    Investigators:Gupta, A.; Ndahi, H.; Bowers, R.
    America Reads, Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 1998 - 1999
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    America Reads, Federal Work Study Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 1997 - 1998
    Investigators:Gupta, A.
    Tutor and Child Together (TACT)
    Sponsoring Organization: U. S. Department of Education: Student Literacy Corps
    Date: 1992 - 1994
    Investigators:Gupta, A.