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Judith Dunkerly-Bean

  • Judith Dunkerly-Bean
  • Assistant Professor
  • Teaching & Learning
  • 145 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3283
  • jdunkerl@odu.edu
  • Prior to joining the faculty at Old Dominion University, Dr. Dunkerly-Bean was a literacy specialist, award-winning classroom teacher and faculty member at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she earned her doctorate. Her research focuses on the intersection of human rights, social justice and critical literacy through a cosmopolitan framework. Her work has been published in several journals including Current Issues in Comparative Education and Language and Literacy, as well as featured in several edited volumes. Along with Co-author Dr. Thomas Bean, Dr. Dunkerly-Bean recently published a methods text, Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students as World Citizens. She served as the associate editor for the International Reading Association’s Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and serves on the publications committee for the Literacy Research Association.
  • Education

    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2011
    Major: Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy
    Degree: Ph. D.
  • Research Interests

    Dr. Dunkerly-Bean's research focuses on the intersection of critical literacy, human rights education and the affordances of multimedia text in elementary and middle school classrooms.
  • Expertise

    literacy, social justice, human rights education