Kimberley Gomez is an associate professor in the urban schooling division faculty of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). As a senior fellow for language and literacy development at Carnegie, Gomez provides support for review and analysis of Statway and Quantway lesson plans, assessments and out of school assignments. She also supports the design of Quantway and Statway instructors' routines and other instructional tools and supports.
Gomez's research and design work is focused on urban, underserved children in middle and high schools. Her research projects have included a study of the relationship between reading achievement and science achievement with 9th through 11th graders in seven Chicago high schools and a research and design effort, which infuses community college statistics courses with literacy and language support. She is the author of over 23 refereed publications, co-editor of The Work of Language in Multicultural Classrooms: Talking Science, Writing Science (Routledge, 2008), and is the co-author of a soon to be released volume describing a three-year study of the Digital Youth Media Network project in Chicago. Gomez received the Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Chicago.