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IU Kokomo

Christina Romero-Ivanova

School of Education

Expert Bio

Christina Romero-Ivanova is an assistant professor of education at Indiana University Kokomo. She teaches courses in reading methods, English language arts methods and using technology in education. She is also a university supervisor for student teachers.

Romero-Ivanova teaches courses in the Tomorrow’s Teachers program, elementary and secondary education programs, the Transition to Teaching program, and in the Freshman Learning Community. Her research centers on narrative inquiry and investigates individuals’ silencing and multiliteracies. Her expertise involves artifactual, narrative and sacred literacies.

Romero-Ivanova is a Mosaic fellow with Indiana University and a Mary Jo Small scholar with the Society for Values in Higher Education. She has published articles related to action research, sacred literacies and conceptions of literacy (media, narrative and gaming). Her work also includes service learning with her students, and she and her students currently work with the Kokomo Domestic Violence Shelter and Kokomo Bridges Outreach teaching digital storytelling.

Areas of Expertise

Digital storytelling, narrative inquiry, women’s literacies, ethnographic research, women’s silencing, book clubs, literature circles, reading strategies, reading methods, reading comprehension, artifactual literacies, advocacy for survivors of sexual assault.

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