- Ph.D. in Family Relations and Human Development,Ohio State University, 1994
M.Ed. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education,University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, 1989
B.S. in Early Childhood Education, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, 1986
John Kesner is an associate professor for the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education and the director of Saturday School for Scholars and Leaders.
Gursoy, E., Bulunuz, N., Baltaci Goktalay, S. Bulunuz, M., Kesner, J., Salihoglu, U. (In Press). Clinical supervision model to improve supervisory skills during teaching practice. Hacettepe University Journal of Education (International)
Bingham, G. E. & Kesner, J. E. (2013). Examining teachers’ beliefs
and implementation of comprehension strategies in a balanced literacy framework. In G. Papanikos(Ed.), Issues on Education and Research: Volume 3, 365-388, Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research.
Memnun, M., Altun, M., & Kesner, J. (2011). The abstraction process
of the coordinate system concept. Management and Education, 7 (4) 65-70.
Kesner, J., & Bingham, G. (2010). Educators and Mandated Reporting of Child Maltreatment: Comparisons to Legal, Medical and Social Service Reporters. In G. Papanikos (Ed.) Issues on Education and Research: Volume 2, 267-274 Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research.
Kesner, J., & Pawlik, T. (2010). Students who are talented and gifted, In R. Colarusso & C. O’Rourke (Eds.), Special education for all teachers Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 476-522.
Kesner, J., Bingham, G. & Kwon, K. (2009). Child Maltreatment in United States: An Examination of Child Reports and Substantiation Rates. International Journal of Children’s Rights, 17, 433-444.
Matthews, R.W. & Kesner, J. (2008). It’s time to foreground the relational aspects of literacy learning. Reading Horizons, 48(4) 243-260.
Kesner, J. (2008). Child protection in the United States: A examination of mandated reporting of child maltreatment . Child Indicators Research., 1(4), 397-410.
Kesner, J. (2007). Attitudes and Perceptions of Child Maltreatment and Mandated Reporting in Preservice Teachers in the United States, In M.S. Giannakaki (Ed.) The Teacher and the Teaching Profession: Current Research and International Issues, 329-338, Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research.
Kesner, J. (2007). Self-Reports of Child Maltreatment in the U.S.: A Key Social Indicator. Social Indicators Research, 83, 117-124, DOI 10.1007/s11205-006-9064-4
Beyazkurk, D. & Kesner, J. (2005). Teacher-child relationships in Turkish and US schools: A cross-cultural study. International Education Journal, 6,(5), 547-554.
Kesner, J. (2005) Gifted Children’s Relationships with Teachers. International Education Journal, 6, (2), 218-223.
Kesner, J. (2004). Early childhood attachment and conflict management strategies: A comparison of children from single and two-parent families. Journal of Early Education and Family Review, 12, (2), 16-30.
Kesner, J., Collier, S. & Meyers, B. (2003). Attachment of preservice teachers and their students: A comparison of undergraduate cohorts. Policy and Practice in Education, 10,(1) 78-91.
Kesner, J., O’Rourke, C., Walker, J. & Ginn, P. (2003). Children who are talented and gifted, In R. Colarusso & C. O’Rourke (Eds.), Special education for all teachers Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 476-522.
Matthews M. & Kesner, J. (2003). Children learning with children: The confluence of social status, group context, and literacy competence. Reading Research Quarterly. 38 (2), 208-234.
Kesner, J & Robinson, M. (2002). Teachers as mandated reporters of child maltreatment: How do teachers compare to legal, social service and medical reporters. Children and Schools, 24, (4), 222-231.
Kesner, J. (2002). The personal side of teaching: Perceptions of teacher-child relationships. Journal of Early Education and Family Review, 9, (5) 29-40.
Kesner, J. & McKenry, P. (2001). Single parenthood and social competence in children of color. Families in Society, 82(2) 136-144.
Kesner, J. (2000). Teacher characteristics and the quality of child-teacher relationships. Journal of School Psychology, 28, (2) 133-149.
Matthews, M. & Kesner, J. (2000). The silencing of sammy: One low-achieving reader learning with his peers. The Reading Teacher, 53(5), 382-390.
Kesner, J., & McKenry, P. (1998). The role of childhood attachment factors in predicting male violence toward females intimates. Journal of Family Violence, 13, (4) pp. 417-432.
Kesner, J., Julian, T., & McKenry, P. (1997). Application of attachment theory to male violence toward female intimates. Journal of Family Violence, 12, (2) 211-228.