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Jennifer Barrett-Tatum

Jennifer Barrett Tatum

Associate Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Contact Information

Office: 114 Killian Building


Jennifer Barrett-Tatum is an associate 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. She also enjoys teaching the research-based, Capstone courses in the ELMG MAED program.

Research Interests

Her research interests include literacy curriculum and policy, literacy instruction and assessment, and pre-service and in-service teaching preparation.

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