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LLC Core Faculty

Dr. Cedric Herring, Graduate Program Director

Language, Literacy and Culture Faculty

BickelBICKEL, BEVERLY, Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor

Globalized communication and culture, new media, social movements, critical pedagogy, qualitative research.




Cedric HerringHERRING, CEDRIC, Ph.D., Professor and Director of LLC

Workplace diversity, race and public policy, stratification and inequality, and jobs and economic development.





MALLINSON, CHRISTINE, Ph.D., Associate Professor

English language variation, language and educational inequality, the interface of sociolinguistics and sociology, research methodology.



KimMMOFFITT, KIMBERLY R., Ph.D., Associate Professor

Culture, media studies/criticism, Black hair and body politics, sports and media, and popular culture.






SAPER, CRAIG, Ph.D., Professor

E-literacy, e-publishing and online scholarship, history of reading and reading devices, networked writing, cultural and media theory and interventions



Founding Emerita Director

CRANDALL, JOANN (JODI), Ph.D., Professor Emerita content-based language learning, second language literacy, language teacher education, first and second language writing, ESL/EFL