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Our English Education faculty members have legacy of excellence in teaching, research, and service at UGA. Their research into effective practices results in many books and journal articles for teachers., and this cutting-edge scholarship makes the UGA English education experience dynamic and always in touch with important traditions and new ideas.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    315 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Phone:
    706-542-4505 (general inquiries)
    706-583-8130 (student inquiries)
  • Fax: 706-542-3817
  • Email:

Student Organizations

Journal of Language and Literacy Education (JoLLE)

This organization promotes the interchange of ideas among the literacy education community.

Faculty advisor: Peter Smagorinsky

Faculty and Staff

Kevin J. Burke

  • Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Sara B. Kajder

  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Program Coordinator

Peter Smagorinsky

  • Distinguished Research Professor of English Education


Two alumnae receive Fulbright awards to teach abroad

August 20, 2019
Kelli Bivins (M.Ed. ’02, Ed.S. ’11) and Elaine Dasher (M.Ed. ’96) will build relationships with teachers in different countries and harness international perspectives in their classrooms.