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Kristin Perry interview  -  June 23, 2015, 10:30 a.m. C Voice of Literacy Webcast
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Guest:

[Dr. Kristen Perry]

Dr. Kristen Perry
Associate Professor and Director of the Cultural Practices of Li
University of Kentucky


Kristen H. Perry is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky and director of the Cultural Practices of Literacy Study. Her work focuses primarily on literacy and culture in diverse communities, investigating everyday home/family and community literacy practices, particularly among immigrant and refugee communities. She also researches educational opportunities with respect to ESL, literacy, and higher education for adult refugees. Perry is the 2012 recipient of the Literacy Research Association’s Early Career Achievement award and their 2007 J. Michael Parker Award for research in adult literacy. Her university teaching experience includes undergraduate and Master’s-level teacher education courses in literacy, doctoral-level seminars, and student teacher supervision; her other teaching experience includes teaching in multi-grade classrooms in Colorado, teaching in southern Africa through the Peace Corps, and teaching adult refugees in the U.S.

Host:

[Dr. Sarah Vander Zanden]

Dr. Sarah Vander Zanden
Assistant Professor
Literacy Education Division, University of Northern Iowa


Dr. Sarah Vander Zanden is an assistant professor at the University of N. Iowa in the Literacy Education Division. Her work focuses on critical literacy practices, language use in instructional contexts, formative assessment, and multimodal discourse analysis.

Summary:

Voice of Literacy host, Dr. Sarah Vander Zanden, interviews Dr. Kristin Perry, Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky and Director of the Cultural Practices of Literacy Study.

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