LLC Core Faculty

Language, Literacy and Culture

Dr. Craig Saper, Graduate Program Director

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

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



GOINGS, RAMON, Ed.D., Assistant Professor

Black male student success in K-12 and Higher Education, diversifying the teacher and school leader workforce, adult learners in higher education, gifted education, minority serving institutions




MALLINSON, CHRISTINE, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Center for Social Science Scholarship

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




MOFFITT, KIMBERLY R., Ph.D., Professor and Interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

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





SAPER, CRAIG, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Director of LLC

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