Monday, October 13, 2014
Tammie Jenkins, Ph.D.
Tammie Jenkins is an independent scholar, who received her Ph.D., in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Curriculum Theory from Louisiana State University after completing a dissertation on intertextuality in spoken word poetry, in May of 2014. She is a certified public school teacher practicing in the area Special Education. Her current publications include book reviews in a variety of journals and numerous upcoming edited book chapters. Her research interests includes: Africana and African American History, African and Diasporic Religions, and Popular Culture. Her publications include book reviews in The Popular Culture Studies Journal, and the Journal of Popular Culture. She peer-reviews for the following journals: Callaloo, Journal of Balanced Reading and Instruction, Journal of African American History, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Journal of Popular Culture, the Popular Culture Journal, Ethnic Studies Review, and the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy. Dr. Jenkins is also on the editorial board for the Journal of Balanced Reading Instruction. In her leisure time she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as cooking and reading. She currently lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her two sons.