Division of Curriculum and Teaching
Marshall A. George, Ed.D.
Graduate School of Education
Division of Curriculum and Teaching
113 West 60th Street, Room 1020-B
New York, New York 10023
Dr. George is Professor of English and Literacy Education and Chair of the Division of Curriculum and Teaching. Before he joined the Fordham faculty in 1997, he taught language arts in grades 7-12 for ten years. Dr. George has a great deal of experience working with middle schools in the New York City region in the area of literacy professional development.
Ed. D., University of Tennessee
M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi
A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Literature for adolescents and young adults; adolescent literacy across the curriculum; reading habits of adolescents; professional development for teachers; teacher education; middle school education; integration of instructional technology
Glenn, W. & George, M. (2012). Looking into and beyond time and place: The timeless potential of YA lit in a time of limited opportunity. The ALAN Review
. 40 (1), 38-47.
Hawthorne, S., Goodwyn, A., George, M., Reid, L., & Shoffner, M. (2012) The state of English education: Considering possibilities in a troubled world. English Education 44(3), 288-311.
Bull, G., George, M., Shoffner, M., Bolick, C., Lee, J., Anderson, J., Slykuis, D., Garofalo, J., Angotti, R., McKenna, M., West, E., Dexter, S., Herring, M., Hofer, M., and Brown, A. (2012). Editorial: Implementing the teacher education initiative. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education
Miller, s.j , Williamson, P., George, M.A., King, J., Charest, B., Bieler, D., & Bolf-Beliveau, L (2011). Applying the CEE position statement Beliefs about Social Justice in English Education to classroom praxis. English Education 44(1)
George, M.A. (2011) Preparing teachers to teach adolescent literature in the 21st century. Theory into Practice
, 50:3, 182-189.
George, M.A. (2010). Resisting mandated literacy curricula in urban middle schools. In Moss, D., & Osborn, T. Eds. In Praise of Resistance in Education
. New York: Peter Lang.
George, M. (2008). Comparing middle grade teachers' and middle grade students' reader responses to Newbery Award winners. The Alan Review, 36(1), 55-65.
Smagorinsky, P., Dickson, R., Bush J., Christenbury, L., Cummings, B., George, M.A., Graham, P., Hartman, P., Kynard, C., Roskelly, H., Steffel, S., Vinz, R., and S.Weinstein. (2006). Are methods enough? Situating English education programs within the multiple settings of learning to teach. English Education 38(4), 312-328.
George, M.A. (2004). Furthering the cause: The teaching and study of young adult literature. English Education 37(1), 80-84.
Administration & Supervision of Language and Literacy Programs
Adolescent Literature in a Multicultural Society
Assessing & Teaching English Language Arts to Adolescents
Developing Adolescent Literacy in English Education
Developing Adolescent Literacy in Social Studies, Math, and Science
Dynamics and Dimensions of Teaching
Qualitative Inquiry in Education
Research & Assessment While Teaching Adolescents
Researching and Teaching Literature
Understanding Contemporary Literacies
Professional Affiliations and Service
Editorial Review Boards
- Peer Review Board for The English Journal
- Peer Review Board for The ALAN Review
- Editorial Review Board for English Education
National Council of Teachers of English (Member since 1986)
- Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN)
- New York State Membership Coordinator1999-2001; 2005-06
- Board of Directors 2001-2004
- Conference on English Education (CEE)
- Executive Comittee 2007-11
- Member of Commission on English Methods and Teaching (1997-99)
- Member of Commission on Study and Teaching of Adolescent Literature(2000- 02); Co-Chair, 2003-05; Chair 2005-07
- Committee on Updating Your Reading (1999-2002)
- Participant in CEE Leadership Summit (2005)
- International Reading Association (Member since 1998)
- Reviewer for State & Institutional Literacy Folios IRA/NCATE
American Educational Research Association (Member since 1999)
- Division K Teaching & Teacher Education
- Research in Middle Schools Special Interest Group