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Kevin J. Burke

  • Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Language and Literacy Education (English Education Programs)

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Office Location

306B Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

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Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • teacher education
  • english education
  • religion and public schooling
  • youth participatory action research
  • masculinities
  • catholic education
  • religious literacies

Research Interests

  • curriculum theory
  • religion and education
  • gender and sexualities
  • queer theory
  • youth civic engagement
  • community based research

Programs of Study


  • Affiliate Faculty: Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies
  • Affiliate Faculty: Institute for Women's Studies


Degree Concentration Institution Year
PhD Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy Michigan State University 2010
MA Higher Education Boston College 2006
MEd Secondary Education, English University of Notre Dame 2004

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2020 Kofi Lomotey Outstanding Reviewer Award Urban Education
2019 Emerging Scholar Award AERA Religion & Education SIG
2019 Service Learning Fellow UGA Office of Service-Learning
2018 First Year Odyssey Teaching Award UGA Office of Instruction
2015 UGA Writing Fellow UGA Center for Teaching and Learning
2014 Article of the Year ('Toward a Theory of Liking') AERA Queer SIG