Ph.D., English Education, University at Buffalo
M.Ed., English Education, University of Rochester
B.A., English, State University of New York at Geneseo
Dr. DeBlase teaches master's and doctoral courses in English education and in reading, language and literature. She is the program coordinator for Reading, Language, and Literature.
Adolescent literacies; gender and literacy; sociocultural theories of literacy and identity; 21st century literacies.
Area of Expertise
Dr. DeBlase's current research focuses on digital literacies and adolescent identities; writing development and instruction; and inquiry based instruction.
Reading, Language, and Literature