Dr. Jen McConnel is a teacher-researcher and writer. She is a former ELA teacher with a decade of classroom experience, and her work focuses on supporting teachers across contexts. Her research interests include academic writing, children’s and young adult literature, and the uses of metaphor in teaching and writing.
PhD Candidate, Queen's University
High School Teacher, Voyager Academy High School
Adjunct Instructor, Durham Technical Community College
Middle School Teacher, Wake County Public Schools
Hollins University, Masters of Arts: Children's Literature
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Masters of Science: Library Science
Western Michigan University, Bachelor of Arts: English Education