Tanya Christ, Ph.D.
Tanya Christ is an Assistant Professor of Reading and Language Arts at Oakland University. She currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses related to reading assessment and instruction for children grades K-12, and advises doctoral research. Previously, she taught preschool and elementary school students in Buffalo and Brooklyn, New York.
Her research interests include the following:
- Early childhood literacy, including vocabulary acquisition, comprehension, and processing of multimodal texts (e.g., iPad app books);
- Teacher development, particularly the use of video as a socio-constructivist tool to support reflective practice and deep understanding of pedagogical issues; and
- Issues of educational access and equity, including social and cultural capital and culturally relevant text in testing.
Please follow this link to access her current CV: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bWx-M7gtngeH9PYMJgE2zvY07CwQBS1vy4uOS_cyNBQ/edit?usp=sharing
You can also find more information about her research at the following sites:
Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/tanya-christ/41/236/b96
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tanya_Christ/?ev=hdr_xprf
Dr. Tanya Christ
460F Baldy Hall
Department of Reading and Language Arts
School of Education and Human Services
Rochester, MI 48309, USA