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Jevon Hunter

Woods-Beal Endowed Chair
(716) 878-5927
Campus Address: Bacon Hall 316R

EDUCATION         
  • Ph.D. Urban Schooling, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • B.A. English Literature, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
AWARDS & HONORS
  • Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014-2015
  • SUNY Buffalo State Emerging Scholar, 2013
  • The State University of New York Faculty Diversity Award 2010-2013
  • Spencer Research Training Grant, 2002-2005
COURSES OFFERED
  • EDU416: Teaching Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools
  • EDU417: Adolescent Literacy
  • EDU606: Literacy Instruction for Linguistically Diverse Students
  • EDU609: Literacy Instruction in the Upper Grades
  • EDU620: Teaching and Learning in Diverse Elementary School Classrooms
  • UNC120: Critical Undergraduate Education                                               
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS & EXPERTISE
  • African-American & Latin@ Youth
  • Urban Education
  • Adolescent Literacies
  • Literacy Education
  • Technology
  • Educational Social Justice
CURRENT COLLABORATIVE SERVICE & INVOLVEMENT
  • Board Member (2014-present). Health Sciences Charter School. Buffalo, NY.
  • Committee Member (2014-present). National Council of Teachers of English, Standing Committee on Research.
  • Member (2013-present). Health Sciences Charter School, Academic Committee. Buffalo, NY.
  • Committee Member (2012-present). SUNY Buffalo State, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Buffalo, NY.
  • Committee Member (2012-present). SUNY Buffalo State, Urban Education Masters Degree. Buffalo, NY.
  • Committee Member (2012-present). SUNY Buffalo State, Urban Civic Minor. Buffalo, NY.
  • Faculty Fellow, (2011-present). SUNY Buffalo State, Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education (CEURE). Buffalo, NY.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Gutiérrez, K. D., Nixon, A. S., & Hunter J. D. (2014). Leveraging new media and youths’ repertoires of practice toward connected learning. In B. Kirshner & E. Middaugh (Eds.), #youthaction: Becoming political in the digital age. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press.
  • Hunter, J. D., & Caraway, H. J. (2014). Urban youth use Twitter to transform learning and engagement. English Journal, 103(4), 76-82.
  • Gutiérrez, K. D., Hunter, J. D., & Arzubiaga, A. (2009). Re-mediating the university: Learning through sociocritical literacies. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 4, 1-23.

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