Susan Pasquarelli

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Susan Pasquarelli, Ed.D.Professor of Literacy and English Education

Contact Information

x3074spasquarelli@rwu.eduSchool of Law ED 84Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

K-12 Literacy Education, Secondary English Education, Director, MA in Literacy Graduate Program


B.A., M.A. University of Rhode Island Ed.D. Boston University

Susan Lee Pasquarelli earned her doctoral degree in Language, Literacy and Cultural Studies from Boston University in 1996 and is a professor of literacy teacher education and English secondary education at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, USA. Integrating multicultural literature into K-12 curricula has been the focus of her work for the last ten years. She is also a faculty leader of study abroad programs to Rome and Sicily. Pasquarelli has presented associated research at regional and national conferences on both the improvement of K-12 literacy instruction and faculty-led study abroad programs.