Audra Slocum, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English Education
Department of Curriculum & Instruction/Literacy Studies

Co-director of the National Writing Project at WVU
Advisor to NCTE at WVU, student chapter of the National Council of Teachers of English (in development)

Contact Information

Email: audra.slocum@mail.wvu.edu
Office: Allen Hall 602-G
Phone: 304.293.1288
Mailing Address: PO Box 6122, Morgantown, WV 226506-6122


Education

2012 Ph.D., English Education, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2009 M.A., English Education, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2000 B.A., English, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Research Interests:

  • Adolescent Literacies
  • Social Justice
  • English Education
  • Appalachian Studies
  • Critical Place-Conscious Education
  • Multicultural Teacher Education

Recent Research Presentations

Slocum, A. Dialogic Discourse, Critical Awareness, and Identity: (Re)Inventing Approaches to Social Justice and the ELA Classroom. National Council of Teachers of English, Annual Convention. Boston, MA: November 2013

Slocum, A. and Weekley, Brandi. From Where I Stand: Rural Appalachian adolescents claim epistemic privilege. Appalachian Studies Association, Annual Conference. Boone, NC: March 2013

Bernstein, B., Slocum, A., Weekley, B.S. Narratives of Action and Resilience: Documenting Stories of Appalachian Adolescents. Appalachian Studies Association Annual Conference. Boone, NC: March 20-22, 2013


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