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Kimberly Lewinski, Ph.D.

Kimberly Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Writers Matter


I am an Assistant Professor of Education for La Salle University and a researcher and participant for the Writers Matter Program. Prior to this, I was a graduate student at University of Virginia where I served on a Writing Across the Curriculum research team for three years and was an instructor of literacy courses at James Madison University. I also have seven years of full-time teaching experience at the elementary level. My scholarship interests are in writing across the curriculum and creative pedagogy.

Active in the literacy field, I am a member of many national and local literacy agency including National Council of Teachers of English, International Reading Association, Association of Teacher Educators and Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers.


  • Elementary Education
  • Literacy
  • Writing Across the Curriculum


  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Virginia
  • M.A., Education, University of Virginia
  • B.A., Elementary Education, The Catholic University of America


  • Foundations of Literacy
  • Reading, Writing, Thinking in the Content Areas
  • Reading and writing in the Elementary/Special Ed Classroom
  • Reading Practicum



Lewinski, K (2012, February). Professional Development that Works. Association of Teacher Educators. San Antonio, TX.

Lewinski, K., & Thunder, K. (2011, November). Multigenre Research Leads to Multigenre Teaching. National Council of Teachers of English. Chicago, IL.

Lewinski, K (2011, November). Multigenre Writing with Pre-service Teachers: Learning about Reading and Writing in the Content Area. Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. Richmond, VA.

Community Service

  • Association of Literacy Educators and Research, Program Committee Review
  • Literacy Research Association Yearbook, Editorial Review Board Member
  • Upper Dublin School District, PTO Member

Outside interests and hobbies

  • Reading
  • Skiing