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James R. Gavelek, PhD

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Building:

1412 ETMSW

Address:

1040 W. Harrison St. (M/C 147), Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone Voice:

(312) 996-5791

About

James Gavelek's scholarly interests focus on the role of language and other embodied semiotic processes in understanding the development of mind.

He is especially interested in the implications of an integrated and embodied semiotics for rethinking teaching, learning and the school curriculum. Gavelek serves on the editorial boards of Reading Research Quarterly and the Yearbook of the National Reading Conference. He is the coordinator of the Ph.D. program in Literacy, Language, and Culture.

Gavelek's scholarly interests focus on the role of language and other embodied semiotic processes in understanding the development of mind. He is especially interested in the implications of an integrated and embodied semiotics for rethinking teaching, learning and the school curriculum. Dr. Gavelek serves on the editorial boards of Reading Research Quarterly and the Yearbook of the National Reading Conference. He is the coordinator of the PhD program in Literacy, Language, and Culture.

Education

PhD, Washington State University