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Keitha-Gail Martin-Kerr

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Literacy Education

Curriculum and Instruction
Room 350A PeikH
159 Pillsbury Dr SE

Tel: 612-625-4187

Areas of Interest

literacy development in elementary grades, literacy coaching, mentoring for equity, feminist methodology, phenomenology

    Courses taught include:
  • CI 5425: Reading in the Elementary Grades
  • CI 5426: Language Arts in the Elementary Grades
  • CI 5211- 5215: Elementary Content and Pedagogy
  • CI 8193: Interpretive Research (instructional team)
  • EDHD 3100/5100: History and Culture of Education in Cuba

Selected Publications

  1. Martin-Kerr, K, & Mentan, C. F. T. (2018). Black body being-in-weirdness in the academy. In S. Travis, A. M. Kraehe, E. J. Hood, & T. E. Lewis (Eds.), Pedagogies in the flesh: Case studies on the embodiment of sociocultural differences in education (pp. 195-198). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.


  2. Martin-Kerr, K. G. (2017).  Mobilizing Critical Pedagogy to Teach Queerly. In Blackman, S & Conrad, D. (Eds.), Caribbean Discourses in Inclusive Education. (pp. 261-276). Charlotte, NC: IAP.

  3. Bauer, R. & Martin-Kerr, K.G. (2016). Elementary pre-service teachers’ representation of emerging bilinguals through written reflections. MinneTESOL Journal. Spring 2016.

  4. Winkelaar, J. & Martin-Kerr, K. G. (2015). Bridging economic concepts and literacy skills: Engaging students through integrated read alouds. Oregon Journal of the Social Studies. 3(2), 78-82. 

  5. Helman, L. & Martin-Kerr, K. G. (2015). Elementary education and classroom management. In G. Scarlett (Ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Classroom management: An A-Z guide. (p. 287-329).Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.