Literacy - Faculty

Students at Portland State University have the opportunity to work with a variety of faculty with expertise in literacy education. Faculty members are actively involved both in work with teachers and local school districts and in research and other scholarship.

Name Specialty
Micki Caskey Middle and high school content area literacy, young adult literature, multiple literacies
Susan Davis Lenski
Middle and secondary literacy, reading programs, literacy, leadership
Dot McElhone Elementary literacy, reading comprehension, reading engagement, and the role of classroom talk in literacy learning
Jason Ranker Language, literacy, and culture; media and literacy; literacy processes and development; literacy curricula for marginalized/struggling students
Donna Shrier Literacy in elementary and middle schools, literature study, literacy engagement for struggling students, children's literature

For more information contact Portland State University's School of Education at:

PSU - School of Education
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Phone: (503) 725-4619
Fax: (503) 725-5599