Faculty Directory » Katharine Covino

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Tuesday 2:00-3:15
Wednesday 12:30-1:45

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 102B
Phone: 978-665-3751
Email: kcovinop@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Basic College Writing (ENGL 0100)
Writing I (ENGL 1100)
Writing II (ENGL 1200)
Nature and Structure of Language (ENGL 2870)
Classical Mythology (ENGL 2620)
Young Adult Literature (ENGL 2910)

Education:

Ed.D. in Language Arts and Literacy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
MLA in Literature, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
Post Baccalaureate Education Certification Program
Texas Teaching Credential (8-12) - Pedagogy & English, Language Arts, and Reading, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
BA in English and History, Rice University, Houston, TX

Research Interests:

Critical literacy
Gender
Critical pedagogy
Early-elementary literacy praxis
(D)iscourse
Identity

Current Projects:

'Critical Literacy and Gender - Tensions in Discourse and Identity' - AERA Conference
'Equal Access for All: Critical Literacy at Work in an Urban, Early-Elementary School Reading Classroom' -
MRA Conference
'Feminist Voices Today - The Intersection of Third-wave Feminism and Contemporary Classroom Research' - NEPES Conference
'Critical Literacy and Gender - Tensions in Discourse and Identity' - WILLA

Professional Affiliations:

Merrimack Valley Regional Reading Council – Past officer, Current president – (2012-2017)
New England Philosophy of Education Society – Member at Large – Executive Board – (2012-2015)
AERA, ILA, MRA – Active and Contributing Member – (2012 - Present)
NCTE – Contributor – (2012 - Present)