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Cheryl A. Kreutter

Associate Professor
South Hall 221D

Cheryl Kreutter has been a literacy faculty member in the SUNY Geneseo Ella Cline Shear School of Education since 2007. Prior to her career in higher education, she taught in public education for 15 years and holds NYS Permanent certification in Special Education, N-12; Literacy, B-12; and Secondary Education: English, 7-12. This view inspires some of her best thinking and writing!

Office Hours

Spring 2020
M: 3:30-4:30
W: 2:30-4:30
Also by appointment

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. Reading, University of Albany, SUNY

  • CAS Reading, University of Albany, SUNY

  • MPS Reading, SUNY Geneseo

  • MS Education: English, SUNY Geneseo

  • BA English, SUNY Geneseo


  • Literacy Research Association (LRA)

  • International Literacy Association (ILA)

  • American Education Research Association (AERA)

  • NYS Reading Association

  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

  • National Writing Project Fellow


  • Currently, I serve as the Graduate Division Coordinator, member of the School of Education Executive Committee, Assessment Committee Chairperson, College Senator, and Presidential Scholars Committee. I review for LRA, AERA, and a number of professional journals as well as Guilford Press. In Fall 2013 I served as trip director for the student teaching in Ghana project.

  • I have published in a number of journals including Childhood Education and The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. Additionally, I have presented at national conferences such as National Reading Conference (now Literacy Research Association), International Reading Association (now International Literacy Association), American Education Research Association (AERA), and National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE). In May 2014 I was awarded the Fred and Joan Brown Family Endowed Faculty Incentive Award.

Research Interests

My research interests include teacher education, culturally responsive pedagogy, critical literacy, and issues centered on struggling readers.


  • CURR 515: International Children's Lit

    International Children's Literature offers graduate students the opportunity to explore B-Grade 8 literature from across the globe. The course framework highlights multiple ways of engaging with international literature to support children's critical exploration of their own cultural identities, ways of living within specific global cultures, the range of cultural perspectives within any unit of study, and complex global issues.