Karin J. Keith is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction
in Clemmer College at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Keith holds a Ph.D. in
Language and Literacy Education from the University of South Carolina. Her research
interests include disciplinary literacy, literacy coaching, and reading comprehension.
She has published in such journals as The Reading Teacher, The Librarian, and The
Journal of Teacher Education. She has reviewed for The Journal of Teacher Education,
The Reading Teacher, and The Journal of Literacy Research. She currently reviews educational
programs at the national and state level for the Council for the Accreditation of
Educator Preparation (CAEP). She also serves the college on the Executive Council
of Chairs as a representative for Clemmer College.