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Kristien Zenkov

Associate Professor of Literacy and Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning

Expertise: Urban teacher education, Language art pedagogy, Curriculum standards

Zenkov is an associate professor of literacy education at George Mason University and the co-director of the "Through Students' Eyes" project, which asks urban high school and middle school youth to document with photographs and writing what they believe are the purposes of school.

He has published more than forty articles and book chapters concerning urban teacher education, language arts pedagogy, and curriculum standards in English Journal, Visual Studies, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, Educational Action Research, Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, and School-Practitioner Quarterly.