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Jennifer Barrett-Tatum

Jennifer Barrett Tatum

Associate Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Contact Information

Office: 120b Killian Building


Jennifer Barrett-Tatum is an assistant professor of Literacy Education in the School of Teaching and Learning at Western Carolina University.


  • Ph D, Georgia State University
  • MS, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • BS, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Teaching Interests

Dr. Barrett-Tatum teaches literacy development and instructional methods courses within the elementary and middle grades programs.

Research Interests

Her research interests include literacy curriculum and policy, literacy instruction, and theories derived from a cultural-historical framework.

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