Brian White

Department of English
English Education

233 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-3492

Brian White

ENG 310 Teaching Writing: Secondary
ENG 311 Teaching Literature to Adolescents
ENG 495 Literature and Language (Capstone)
ED 331 Methods and Strategies for Secondary Teaching
ED 431 Student Teaching, Secondary

Research Interests
My research interests include, but are not limited to, the teaching of literature (enhancing response to literature at the secondary and post-secondary levels), model teachers, John Dewey and his critics, and North American short stories.

Recent Publications
White, B. (2011). Fragmentation, standardization, and the wild (mother) goose chase for educational productivity and accountability. Language Arts Journal of Michigan, 27 (1), 6-12.

White, B. (2011). The vulnerable population of teacher researchers: Or “why I can’t name my co-authors.” English Education, 43 (4), 321-340. 

Haberling, J. & White, B. (2009). Black like me, just like me: Enhancing response to literature through student-generated cases. Language Arts Journal of Michigan, 24 (2), 44-54.

White, B. (2008). “In the humble fashion of a scripture woman”: The Bible as besieging tool in Freeman’s “The Revolt of ‘Mother.’” Christianity and Literature, 58 (1), 81-92.

White, B. & Haberling, J. (2006). The case for studying character(s) in the literature classroom. Journal of Language and Literacy Education [On-line], 2 (2), 1-21. Available here.

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison