Susan Cantrell, Ed.D.
Dr. Cantrell joined the faculty in 2003. She is an Associate Professor in Curriculum and Instruction and is Director of Research for the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development. Dr. Cantrell began her career as an elementary reading and classroom teacher and she earned her doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky. She teaches courses in reading methods for undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Cantrell’s research is focused on teachers’ efficacy and development and the effects of classroom contexts on students’ reading comprehension and motivation.