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Wideline Seraphin

Assistant Professor

Phone
(901) 678-3977
Fax
(901) 678-3663
Office
EC Ball Hall 417A
Office Hours
Monday and Thursday 2-5pm

About Dr. Seraphin

Wideline is a Black feminist literacy scholar and teacher educator specializing in Black immigrant girls, critical media literacies, and social justice-oriented teacher preparation. As a critical scholar, her work explores how the complexities of immigrant status, ethnic and racial identity, gender, and language diversity intersect to shape the literate lives of Black adolescents in the United States. As an instructor, she works to introduce students to multiple perspectives of literacy to spark inquiry into teaching practices and disrupt restrictive ideologies of what it means to be a teacher and learner. In her free time, Wideline enjoys runs in the park, and is a card-carrying member of the Beyhive. 

Education

2019    PHD, Curriculum and Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University