Stephen F. Austin State University

Norjuan Austin

Faculty

Norjuan Q. Austin, Ph.D

Office Location: LAN 230

Education:

Ph.D., Illinois State University, Children's and Young Adult Lit, English Education, Literacy Studies
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State, English and Secondary Education
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State, English

Refereed Publication

Books:

Toward New Elsewhere: Material Moves Beyond Tolerance in Children's Literature. Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington: MD. Forthcoming (March 2016).

Literature for the Masses. (1st Edition). Kendal Hunt: Dubuque, IA. (July 2015).

Articles:

"Black Teachers/Gray Pedagogy: Good Faith, Good Will, Pedagogy, and Promise" Writing and Pedagogy requested resubmit for Featured Article in Spring 2016 Special Issue.

"Come Together, Right Now, Over Me: Bridging Departments of Kinship." College English Association Forum. 39.1 Winter/Spring 2010. (52-75).

"I Wrestle." The Smoking Poet. 12.1. Fall 2009.

"I Shouldn't Have to Tell You This: Woodson is More Than Just a Black Writer." Obsidian III: African-American Literature in the Diaspora [Celebrating Children's Literature Special Edition] Vol.3.1 Spring/ Summer 2001. (141-150).

Research Interests:

Children's and Young Adult Literature
English Education, Composition and Rhetoric
African-American Literature

Administrative Activity:

Chair-Elect, Faculty Senate D

Director Minor and Graduate Concentration in Children's Literature

Personal Website: http://www.faculty.sfasu.edu/austinnorju/