Department of English

West Chester University

Contact Info
Dr. Jen Bacon
532 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Carla Verderame

  • Professor of English
    B.A., Smith College
    M.A.T., Brown University
    Ph.D., University of Michigan

  • Research Interests
  • American Indian literature, women writers of the American South, young adult literature, literature pedagogy
  • Recent Publications
  • Verderame, Carla. "Linda Hogan's Solar Storms: A Struggle for Freedom, A Celebration of Family." Teaching American Literature: Theory and Practice, February 2008. Web <>
  • Verderame, Carla. "Visible Teachers, Invisible Students: Education as Imposition in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction." Statement: Colorado Language Arts Society 43.2 (Winter 2007): 24-29.
  • Verderame, Carla. "The Courage to Teach: Mileposts in my Evolving Theory of Instruction." Kansas English 55.1 (Winter 2007): 65-81.