Author Bio

Gwendolyn Thompson McMillon is an associate professor of literacy in the Department of Reading & Language Arts at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Dr. McMillon’s research focuses on identifying effective ways to negotiate the cultural borders between various learning environments, and improving literacy teaching and learning in and out of school. She examines literacy experiences in classrooms, homes and other learning environments (e.g. church, work and within organizations) for the purpose of developing connections within and across environments.


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