Dr. Patrick W. Shannon
TitleDistinguished Professor of Education (Language and Literacy Education)
DepartmentCurriculum and Instruction
ProgramsCurriculum and Instruction
Curriculum and Instruction: English Language Arts Education
Curriculum and Instruction: Language, Culture and Society
Dr. Shannon has taught, worked with teachers, and conducted research across North America . A former preschool and primary grade teacher, he is the author, co-author, or editor of nine books. Most recent titles: Reading Poverty and Education and Cultural Studies. He is the Chair of the Research Foundation for the National Council of Teachers of English.