Department of English
West Chester University
- Professor of English
Director of the PA Writing & Literature Project
B.A., University of New Mexico
M.A., University of New Mexico
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
- Research Interests
Teacher education, multicultural teacher education, writing and teaching writing, teaching reading & literature in the secondary classroom, qualitative research methods
- Selected Publications and Research
Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations: Strategies for Moving Beyond Stereotypes. co-authored with Andrea Fishman; Sage Publications, Inc.: Thousand Oaks, California. 2011
“First Steps for Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations.” The International Journal of Learning Victoria, Australia: journals at commongroundpublishing.com; http://ijl.cgpublisher.com; May 2009.
“Staff Development: What we Learned in Amish Country,” Pennsylvania Educational Leadership: A publication of the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Vol. 28, No. 1. Fall Issue 2008. (co-authored with Diane Dougherty)
“Analysis of the Effect of a First Year Staff Development Program in Writing Workshop and Writing Strategies” National Writing Project Website:` LSRISSmmryRptFINAL, 2005-03-02- Web version. doc. Principal Investigators/authors: Mary Buckelew & Andrea Fishman.
“The Value of Art in the English Classroom: Imagination, Making the Tacit Visible.” English Journal Vol. 92, Number 5, May 2003.
“Non-Fiction for the High School English Classroom." English Journal July 2000.
“Parent Homework Bridges the Teacher-Student Gap." The Voice National Writing Project Publication, Jan. – Feb. 2000.
"An Edifying Tour of Japan," Albuquerque Public Schools Perspectives Magazine August 19, 1997.