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Kathryn Mitchell Pierce, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Studies


M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction/Reading, University of Missouri - Columbia
Ph.D. in Reading and Language Education, Indiana University

Practice Areas

  • Children's Literature
  • Literacy and Language Arts PreK-12
  • Disciplinary Literacy and Assessment, Secondary
  • Curriculum Design
  • Teacher Research/Action Research

Research Interests

  • Classroom Talk
  • Talking and Learning in Small Groups
  • Teacher Study Groups/Action Research Groups
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Collaborative Assessment