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About Susan Bennett

Positions

Present Assistant Professor of Childhood Education, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
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Grants

2018 - 2019 Literacy for Individuals who are Incarcerated
Florida State Appropriation
Role: Assistant Lead
Colleague(s): A.G. Gunn
$375,000
2008 Just Read, Florida!
Florida Department of Education
Colleague(s): Susan Homan
$425,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2012 - Present Reviewer, Multiple professional journals in education
2017 - 2017 Region 3 Director, National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME)
2017 - 2017 Volunteer Coordinator, National Association of Multicultural Education Conference
2015 - 2017 President, International Chapter of National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME)
2013 - 2015 Field Representative for Mississippi, Literacy Research Association’s (LRA) Regional Field Council
2011 - 2015 Treasurer, International Chapter of National Association of Multicultural Education
2007 - 2010 Co-Managing Editor, Journal of Reading Education
2006 - 2007 Copyeditor, Journal of Reading Education
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Honors and Awards

  • Teaching Award, College of Education, University of South Florida St. Petersburg (2018)
  • Pathways Award, University of South Florida, USF Latin Community Advisory Committee (2017)
  • Kappa Delta Pi, Membership Chapter Program Award, University of Mississippi (2013-2014)
  • Nominated for Outstanding Scholar Award, School of Education, University of Mississippi (May, 2013)
  • Provost’s Commendation for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida (April, 2008)
  • Graduate Student Enhancement Award, $15,000, University of South Florida (2008-2009)

Courses

  • EDG 6935: Seminar in Curriculum Research
  • EDG 6947: MA Final Internship
  • RED 6545: Vocabulary and Word Study (Online)
  • RED 6544: Cognition, Comprehension, & Content Area Reading: Remediation of Reading Problems
  • LAE 6616: Trends in Language Arts Instruction
  • EDG 4376: Literature/ Literacy/Social Studies/ESE for All Children
  • LAE 4464: Adolescent Literature for Middle and Secondary Students (Online)

Education

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PhD, University of South Florida, Tampa ‐ Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Education. Cognate: Multicultural Education
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M.Ed-Master of Education, University of Cincinnati ‐ Curriculum and Instruction
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B.A., Northern Kentucky University ‐ Women Studies
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B.A., Ohio State University ‐ Women Studies
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Contact Information

COQ 213
727-873-4531


Book Chapters (5)

Refereed Journals (17)

Presentations (1)

Creative Works (4)