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About Shea Kerkhoff

Shea Kerkhoff is an assistant professor of secondary education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ College of Education. She holds a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in curriculum and instruction. Dr. Kerkhoff utilizes mixed methods to investigate critical, digital, and global literacies. Her research centers on integrating inquiry-based global learning with adolescent literacy instruction. For her dissertation study, she was named an International Literacy Association Outstanding Dissertation Finalist and earned the first place award at the North Carolina State University Graduate Student Research Symposium. Her work has been published in Teaching and Teacher Education, Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and Reading & Writing Quarterly. She taught high school English for seven years, including in North Carolina and District of Columbia Public Schools, and she currently serves as the assistant editor of English Education, a National Council of Teachers of English journal. She also serves as Going Global, Inc.'s regional director in Africa and previously served as the world's education director. In this capacity, the International Literacy Association awarded her the Constance McCullough grant to conduct inquiry-based digital literacy professional development and research with teachers in Kitale, Kenya. Dr. Kerkhoff is passionate about global education at home and abroad. In 2018, she was named a Longview Foundation Global Teacher Educator fellow.

Positions

2018 - Present Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership
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Present Faculty Member, Assistant Professor ‐ College of Education
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Education

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2013 - 2016 PhD, North Carolina State University ‐ Curriculum and Instruction
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2005 - 2007 MEd, Vanderbilt University ‐ International Ed Policy and Mgmt
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1997 - 2001 BS, Ball State University ‐ English Education
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Phone: 314-516-6820

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