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Marcelle Haddix

Marcelle Haddix
Chair of Reading and Language Arts; Dean's Professor
Phone: 315.443.7642
Address: 200 Huntington Hall

Marcelle Haddix is Dean’s Professor and Chair of the Reading and Language Arts department in the Syracuse University School of Education, where she is an inaugural co-Director of the Lender Center for Social Justice. Her scholarly interests focus on the experiences of students of color in literacy and English teaching and teacher education and the importance of centering Blackness in educational practices and spaces. She facilitates literacy programs for adolescent and adult communities in Syracuse, including the Writing Our Lives project for urban youth writers and a Black women’s literary club and free library project.

Haddix’s work is featured in Research in the Teaching of English, English Education, Linguistics and Education, and Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy and in her book, Cultivating Racial and Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Teacher Education: Teachers Like Me, which received the 2018 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Education

  • Ph.D. Education, Boston College, 2008
  • M.Ed. Adult Education, Cardinal Stritch University, 1998
  • B.S. Secondary Education/English, Drake University, 1996

Research & Scholarship

Marcelle's scholarly interests center on the experiences of students of color in literacy and English teaching and teacher education and the importance of centering Blackness in educational practices and spaces.

Honors

  • 2018 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
  • American Educational Research Association Division K Early Career Award
  • National Council of Teachers of English Promising Researcher Award
  • National Council of Teachers of English Janet Emig Award
  • President of the Literacy Research Association

Recent Publications

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