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Teri Holbrook

Associate Professor    
Ph.D. in Language and Literacy Education, University of Georgia 2007
M.A. in Professional Writing, Composition/Rhetoric, Kennesaw State University, 2002
B.A. in Anthropology, The College of William and Mary, 1980
writing pedagogy
arts-infused literacy instruction
digital and multimodal composition
poststructural qualitative inquiry
arts-based qualitative inquiry

Teri Holbrook is an associate professor of literacy and language arts in the Department of Early Childhood Education. Her research interests include multimodal and digital composition, writing pedagogy, arts-infused and digital literacies, and arts-based and poststructural qualitative research methods. As a teacher, author, artist, and literacy scholar, Holbrook’s work spans education, the humanities, and the arts. Her scholarly work has been published in a number of academic journals, including Qualitative Inquiry, Literacy Research Yearbook, Children’s Literature in Education, and the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. She is co-editor of the education journal Language Arts, published by the National Council of Teachers of English, and has presented papers at over 50 academic conferences and given keynote speeches in both academic and literary settings. Her fiction work includes four novels published by Bantam Books (Kindle e-book versions by Random House Digital), short stories published by Avon Books and Boulevard Books, and a co-authored hypermedia novel that was an early experiment in multi-platform narrative. Her fiction has been short-listed for several awards, including the Edgar Award, the Agatha Award, and the Townsend Prize.


Holbrook, T. & Pourchier, N. (forthcoming September 2014). Collage as analysis: Remixing in the crisis of doubt. Qualitative Inquiry, 20(7).

Hermann-Wilmarth, J. & Holbrook, T. (2013). Precarious identities: Violent disruptions and the (re)construction of the self. Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 34(1), 2-24.

Hundley, M. & Holbrook, T. (2013). Set in stone or set in motion? Multimodal and digital writing with pre-service English teachers. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 56(6), 492-501.

Holbrook, T. & Pourchier, N. (2012). The Exquisite Corpse as a/r/t: Bodied troubling of qualitative research-as-usual. Visual Arts Research, 38(2), 41-55.

Holbrook, T. (2010). An ability traitor at work: A treasonous call to subvert writing from within. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(3), 171-183.

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