College of Education - Faculty & Staff
Faculty & Staff
Stacey E. Leftwich, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Office: Herman D. James Hall 2062
Office Hours: Thursday 12:00-3:00 pm
Phone Number: 856-256-4500 x3821
About Stacey E. Leftwich, Ph.D.
Dr. Stacey Leftwich earned her B. A., in Elementary Education, from Glassboro State College. She received her M. A., in Psychology of Reading, from Temple University. She then earned her Ph.D., in Reading with an emphasis on multicultural education and children's literature, from the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Leftwich is a native of southern New Jersey. She began her career as an elementary classroom teacher. She taught both second and sixth grade for many years before pursuing a doctorate degree in literacy education. Dr. Leftwich has an interest in multicultural education. Her Dissertation, Parallels Between Two Domains: Addressing Multicultural Education through State English and Language Arts Standards, examined how multicultural education addressed components of the state Language Arts standards. Dr. Leftwich's research interests include electronic literature discussion groups, using culturally diverse children's literature in the classroom, and using technology to enhance literacy instruction.