Teaching Specialist & Licensure Program Lead for English Education
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Minnesota
M.A., Multicultural education and service-learning, Goddard College (2002)
B.A., English, American Racial and Multicultural Studies, and music, St. Olaf College (1998)
159 Pillsbury Dr SE
Areas of Interest
Abby's research interests include working with youth activists across school, community, and digital spaces. Other areas of interest include community-engaged research, critical pedagogies, critical literacies, social justice education, urban education, and curriculum development.
Abby Rombalski will serve as Teaching Specialist in the English Education program. She will teach courses in the program area as well as coordinate clinical placements, cultivate school partnerships, and collaborate with the Office of Teacher Education. Abby is a doctoral candidate in Literacy within the department of Curriculum and Instruction. She has taught in international, urban, and alternative settings, mostly in secondary schools and with teacher development, in which culturally relevant pedagogies informed both her teaching and learning.