Kristen Perry, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair
Dr. Perry joined the faculty in 2007 as an Associate Professor of Elementary Literacy. She earned a BA in English from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Learning, Technology & Culture, with a specialization in Literacy, from Michigan State University.
Dr. Perry began her career teaching in multi-age elementary classrooms in Denver, Colorado, and also served for two years in the Peace Corps in Lesotho in southern Africa. Her research interests include literacy as a socio-cultural practice, multiple literacies, family and community literacy, and African refugee communities.
Research categories: Literacy Education, Elementary Education, Technology