Dr.  Roxanne Henkin

Professor Emeritus
Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching  -  Literacy



     

Biography


Dr. Roxanne Henkin is a Professor Emeritus in the Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching Department at The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. She received her doctorate from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Henkin’s research interests include confronting bullying through literacy, critical literacy for social justice, multiliteracies and multimodal digital literacies, writing process and instruction, and in-service staff development. She has published many articles and two books, Who’s Invited to Share: Using Literacy to Teach for Equity and Social Justice and Confronting Bullying: Literacy as a Tool for Character Education, (both by Heinemann.) 

Dr. Henkin is President of Whole Language Umbrella, an international literacy organization. She serves on the Executive Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English. She was also the lead co-editor of the NCTE journal Voices from the Middle (2006-2011) and the Director of the San Antonio Writing Project (2006-2016). She has helped to create and teach writing projects in South Africa, India, the Philippines, and Kazakhstan. 

Social media contacts:
roxanne.henkin@utsa.edu
http://roxannehenkin.blogspot.com/
https://sites.google.com/site/confrontingbullying/