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Dr. Jodi Pilgrim

Professor & Literacy Coordinator for College of Education & Director, Undergraduate Research
Office: Parker 125
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8017900 College St, Box 8017BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4188(254) 295-4188
Subjects Taught: Reading & Language Arts in the Elementary School; Children's Literature & Writing; Disciplinary Literacy; Problems and Issues in Reading
Degrees Earned: Ph.D. in Reading Education, University of North Texas; M.Ed., Texas A&M University; and B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University

Jodi joined UMHB in 2007 and is now a professor in the College of Education. She teaches literacy courses for undergraduate and graduate students. With more than 25 years of experience in developing literacy in children and adults, Jodi's passion is working with struggling readers. She enjoys membership in the  International Literacy Association, the Literacy Research Association, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, Texas Association of Literacy Educators, and the Association of Teacher Educators. Jodi also serves as a board member for the Temple Symphony Orchestra and is a supporter of the fine arts in the local school districts. She currently resides in Belton with her husband Michael and her daughters Regan, Rachel, and Jordan.


Research Interests

Web/Digital Literacy; Technology Integration; Teacher Preparation; Disciplinary Literacy; Dyslexia

Other:  Jodi Pilgrim on ResearchGate