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Dr. Shelby Boehm

Assistant Professor of English Education
English
Office Hours
Wednesdays 5:00 to 5:30pm CST on Zoom, Fridays 11:20am to 12:00pm CST in Stevenson 421F, or by appointment. Please use the following link to schedule: https://calendly.com/smboehm/office-hours
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Biography

Shelby Boehm is an Assistant Professor of English Education. Prior to this role, she taught high school English in Florida.

Current Courses

435.001Critical Conversations in the Teaching of English

435.091Critical Conversations in the Teaching of English

297.001Teaching and Diverse Writers

Teaching Interests & Areas

literacy play, humanizing pedagogies, young adult literature, secondary English teacher education

Research Interests & Areas

literacy play, humanizing pedagogies, young adult literature, secondary English teacher education

PhD Curriculum and Instruction

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

M.Ed. (Master of Education) Curriculum and Instruction

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

BA English

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Smith/Carlsen Grant

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE
2022

Graduate Student Paper Award

American Reading Forum
2021

Honorable Mention for Best Article in English Leadership Quarterly

Conference on English Leadership, National Council of Teachers of English
2021

Book, Chapter

Worlds, M., & Boehm, S. (2023). Anti-racist teaching using young adult literature. In K. Olmstead and S. Troiani (Eds.), Many books, many stories: Using children's and young adult literature to open classroom conversations (pp. 105-120). Peter Lang.
Dowie-Chin, T., Miller, H. C., Boehm, S., & Worlds, M. (2022). “Freedom, freedom, where are you?”: A critical approach to examining music videos as protests and resistance. In W. Kist and M. T. Christel (Eds.), Special issues: Critical media literacy, volume 2 (pp. 98-105). NCTE.

Journal Article

Adams, B., Boehm, S., Colantonio-Yurko, K., & Miller, H. C. (2023). Children’s and young adult literature that support conversations about consent, bodily autonomy, and sexual abuse. Literacy Matters, 23, 7-12.
Boehm, S., & Franklin, L. (2023). The case for playful pedagogy in the high school English classroom. English Journal, 112(3), 51-56.
Boehm, S., Mundorf, J., Miley, J., & Commeret, M. (2023). Rethinking teacher preparation: Three playful shifts for supporting new teachers. English Leadership Quarterly, 45(3), 13-18.
Colantonio-Yurko, K., Adams, B., Boehm, S., & Miller, H. C. (2023). Boundaries, objectification, and gender norms: Addressing sexual and gender-based harassment with middle grade literature. Middle School Journal, 54(1), 23-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/00940771.2022.2142003
Miller, H. C., Boehm, S., Colantonio-Yurko, K., Adams, B., & Mertens, G. (2023). Naming and challenging rape culture in English curriculum: Teaching canonical texts with contemporary adaptations. Changing English, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/1358684X.2023.2196611