Ph.D. in Literacy Faculty

Brett Elizabeth Blake, Ph.D.

Professor

Brett Elizabeth Blake is a professor at St. John’s University and a Senior Research Fellow in the Vincentian Center for Social Justice and Poverty.

Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction...

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Tess M. Dussling

Assistant Professor, Education Specialties

Tess M. Dussling began her educational career as a third-grade teacher in Miami, Florida, where all of her students were English language learners.

While studying at Syracuse...

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Francine F. Guastello, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Fellow, The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators

Francine F. Guastello’s professional career in teaching spans over 44 years. She was an elementary and junior high teacher for 12 years, an elementary school principal for 16 years, worked...

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Michael Sampson, Ph.D.

Dean

Michael Sampson is an American children's writer best known for easy-to-read books that feature rhythmic and repetitive language. Sampson's first children's book, The Football That Won,...

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Olivia G. Stewart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Education Specialties

Olivia Stewart is a graduate of Arizona State University where she studied Learning, Literacies, and Technology…

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