Dr. Tanya Christ is an Associate Professor of Reading
and Language Arts at Oakland University. She teaches
courses related to reading assessment and instruction
for K-12. Her research focuses on early childhood
vocabulary, comprehension, and digital literacies
learning and instruction; culture, access, and equity in
literacy education; and literacy teacher education. She
has taught both inclusion and general education in
Title 1 classrooms in Brooklyn, NY. Her work appears
in journals such as Journal of Literacy Research, Early
Childhood Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, and
Young Children. She can be reached at christ@oakland.
"Critical Race Theory: An Introduction,"
Michigan Reading Journal: Vol. 51:
3, Article 12.