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Kimberly Lewinski, Ph.D.

Kimberly Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Writers Matter

lewinski@lasalle.edu

215.951.1362

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.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Elementary Education
  • Literacy
  • Writing Across the Curriculum

EDUCATION

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

TEACHING

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

RESEARCH

Presentations

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