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Audra Slocum, Ph.D.

Audra Slocum

Associate Professor

audra.slocum@mail.wvu.edu 304-293-1288 Allen Hall Curriculum Vitae

  • Ph.D., English Education, College of Education & Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, 2012 
  • M.A., English Education, College of Education & Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, 2009 
  • B.A., English, University of Iowa, 2000

Audra Slocum is an associate professor of English education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education & Human Services at WVU. Her research focuses on adolescent literacy, language, and teacher education, with a focus on youth and teachers in Appalachian contexts and anti-bias teaching.

She has published in journals such as English Education, Journal of Language, Identity, & Education, and English Teaching: Practice & Critique.

She is also the co-director of the National Writing Project at West Virginia University. In this capacity, she designs and facilitates professional development on the teaching of writing with teachers across the state. She is on the executive planning committee for the West Virginia English Language Arts Teacher Conference.

Courses Taught

  • C&I 324: Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools
  • C&I 424: Approaches to Teaching Language
  • C&I 624: Advanced Methods of English Education

Areas of Expertise

  • English education
  • Teacher education
  • Social justice education 

Published Work

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