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Faculty Directory » Katharine Covino

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00-12:15

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 102B
Phone: 978-665-3751

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)


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
Critical pedagogy
Early-elementary literacy praxis

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)