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Faculty Directory » Katharine Covino

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Monday 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Tuesday 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Office Information:

Room Number: MIL 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., University of Massachusetts Lowell (Language Arts and Literacy)
M.L.A., St. Edward’s University (Literature)
Post Baccalaureate Education Certification Program, Texas Teaching Credential (8-12) - Pedagogy & English, Language Arts, and Reading, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
B.A., Rice University (English and History)

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
NEPES - New England Philosophy of Education Society (Member at Large – Executive Board) 2012-2015
AERA - American Educational Research Association (Active and Contributing Member)
ILA - International Literacy Association (Active and Contributing Member)
MRA – Massachusetts Reading Association (Active and Contributing Member) 2012 - Present
NCTE – National Council of Teachers of English (Contributor) 2012 - Present