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Crag Hill

Rainbolt Family Endowed Education Presidential Professor

Crag Hill

Department: Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum
Program Area: English Education
Phone:  405-325-1498
Office: Collings Hall 120
E-mail: crag.a.hill@ou.edu

Crag Hill’s research focuses on the production and consumption of various literatures by/for adolescents, in and out of school contexts: young adult literature (The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature: Coming of Age. Routledge, 2014; Critical Explorations of Canonical Young Adult Literature: Identifying and Critiquing the Canon, co-edited with Victor Malo-JuveraRoutledge, 2020); comics (Teaching Comics Through MultipleLenses: Critical Perspectives. Routledge, 2016), and the high school canon (Critical Approaches to Teaching the High School NovelReinterpreting Canonical Literature, co-edited with Victor Malo-JuveraRoutledge, 2019).

His extensive collaboration with scholars, graduate students, and teachers in many different contexts in the US and abroad fosters critical dialogue on the impact of these literatures on the understanding of race, class, sexuality, gender identity, and other perspectives. His editorial work with Study & Scrutiny: Research on Young Adult Literature, the journal he co-founded, endeavors to expand and deepen the critical and empirical study of young adult literature in order to enhance the understanding of this body of literature.

 

Research Interests:

  • Critical merits of young adult literature
  • Classroom discourse
  • Comics and literacy
  • Multimodal composition

 
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