Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, Indiana University, 2005
M.A., Cultural Anthropology, Indiana University, 1999
Luedke, Tracy. 2014. “Health, Illness, and Healing in African Society.” In Africa, 4th Edition, edited by Patrick O’Meara, John Hanson, and Maria Grosz-Ngate. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Luedke, Tracy. 2011. “Intimacy and Alterity: Prophetic Selves and Spirit Others in Central Mozambique.” Journal of Religion in Africa 41(2):154-179.
Luedke, Tracy. 2007. “Spirit and Matter: The Materiality of Mozambican Prophet Healing.” Journal of Southern African Studies 33(4): 715-31. Special Issue: Histories of Healing, edited by Lyn Schumaker, Diana Jeater, and Tracy Luedke.
Luedke, Tracy J. 2006. “Presidents, Bishops, and Mothers: The Construction of Authority in Mozambican Healing.” In Borders and Healers: Brokering Therapeutic Resources in Southeast Africa, edited by Tracy J. Luedke and Harry G. West. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
West, Harry G. and Tracy J. Luedke. 2006. “Healing Divides: Therapeutic Border Work in Southeast Africa.” In Borders and Healers: Brokering Therapeutic Resources in Southeast Africa, edited by Tracy J. Luedke and Harry G. West. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
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Ph.D. with distinction in English from the University of Louisiana (1999)
M.A. in English from the University of Missouri (1994)
B.A. with honors in English from Southern Illinois University (1992)
Schroeder, Christopher. 2011. Diverse by Design: Literacy Education within Multicultural Institutions. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press.
• recipient of 2012 CCCC Research Impact Award
Schroeder, Christopher, Helen Fox, and Patricia Bizzell, eds. 2002. ALT DIS: Alternative Discourses and the Academy. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann/Boynton-Cook.
• reprinted by Heinemann in 2004
• college best-seller for Heinemann in 2002
Schroeder, Christopher. 2001. ReInventing the University: Literacies and Legitimacy in the Postmodern Academy. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press.
• reviewed in College English
• nominated for the 2002 David H. Russell Award sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English
Articles, Chapters, and Essays
Schroeder, Christopher. 2016. “Continuity and Community in a Cosmopolitan World: Code Switching and Its Effects on Community Identity.” In Crossing Borders, Drawing Boundaries: The Rhetoric of Lines Across America, ed. Barbara Couture and Patricia Wojahn, 43-59. Boulder, Colo.: Utah State University Press.
---. 2010. “Web Authoring Software and Electronic Expertise.” In Digital Tools in Composition Studies: Critical Dimensions and Implications, ed. Ollie O. Oviedo, Joyce R. Walker, and Byron Hawk, 95-113. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press, Inc.
---. 2009. “English Teachers We Have Known.” In Transforming English Studies: New Voices from an Emerging Genre, ed. Lori Ostergaard, Jeff Ludwig, and Jim Nugent, 212-228. West Lafayette, Ind: Parlor Press.
---. 2007. “Notes Toward a Dynamic Theory of Literacy.” In Locations of Composition, ed. Christopher Keller and Christian Weisser, 267-287. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press.
---. 2006. “The Limits of Institutionalized Literacies: Minority Bilinguals at One U.S. University.” Community Literacy Journal 1: 67-82.
---. 2005. “Natural Diversity: A Response to David Quammen.” In Writing Environments: Rhetoric, Texts, and the Construction of Nature, ed. Sidney Dobrin and Chris Keller, 99-107. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press.
---. 2004a. Review of Introducing English: Essays in the Intellectual Work of Composition, by James Slevin. Composition Studies 32: 143-146.
---. 2004b. “The Ethnographic Experience of Postmodern Literacies.” In Ethnography Unbound: From Shock Theory to Critical Praxis, ed. Stephen Brown and Sidney Dobrin. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press.
---. 2002. “From the Inside Out (or the Outside In, Depending).” In ALT DIS: Alternative Discourses and the Academy, ed. Christopher Schroeder, Helen Fox, and Patricia Bizzell, 178-190. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann/Boynton-Cook.
---. 2002. “Rereading the Literacy Crisis in Colleges and Universities in the United States.” In Professing Rhetoric: Selected Papers from the 2000 Rhetoric Society of America Conference, ed. Frederick J. Anczak, Cinda Goggins, and Geoffery D. Klinger, 187-192. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum.
---. 2001. “Academic Literacies, Legitimacy Crises, and Electronic Cultures.” The Journal of Literacy and Technology, http://www.literacyandtechnology.org.
---. 1999. “Blurring Boundaries: Rhetoric in Literature (and Other) Classrooms.” In Teaching in the 21st Century: Adapting Writing Pedagogies to the College Curriculum, ed. Alice Robertson and Barbara Smith, 297-311. New York: Garland Press.
---. 1998. “Writing, Reading, and Resistant Meanings: Teaching Students to Fish.” Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 17: 61-72. (all footnotes were omitted without permission)
---. 1997. “Knowledge and Power, Logic and Rhetoric, and Other Reflections in the Toulminian Mirror: A Critical Consideration of Toulmin’s Contributions to Composition.” JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory 17: 95-107.
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Ph.D. Linguistics. University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1991
Doctoral Studies in Spanish Literature. University of Maryland, College Park, MD 1985-1986
M.A. Hispanic Literature. University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1985
Graduate Studies. Centro de Estudios Hispánicos en Madrid, Bryn Mawr College, 1983
B.A. Spanish, Minor in English. University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1983
Contornos del habla: fonología y fonética del español. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (August, 2009) ©2010
!Anda! Curso Intermedio, Native Speaker Activities Ancillary. Pearson/Prentice Hall, (2009) in Heining-Boynton, Leloup, Cowell. ©2010.
“El español de Chicago”, Contratiempo [Chicago] 80 (Diciembre 2010): 9.
“Mother Culture Impact on Foreign Language Reading Comprehension,” Language Across Boundaries, published in British Studies in Applied Linguistics, Cambridge, UK, 16: (185-200), 2001, Continuum Press.
“Una aplicación de la teoría pedagógica de Paulo Freire.” Paper published in Conference Proceedings of the VII Simposio Internacional de Comunicación Social: Centro de Lingüística Aplicada, Santiago de Cuba, January 23-26, 2001.
“Heritage Language Education: A New Field Emerging,” Brinton, Donna M., Olga Kagan and Susan Bauckus, eds. 2008. New York and London: Routledge, 2008. Modern Language Journal, 94:3, 2010.
“Idioms—Description, Comprehension, Acquisition, and Pedagogy,” by Dilin Liu. New York and London: Routledge, 2007. Modern Language Journal 93: 2, 2009.
"ESOL Tests and Testing". Stephen Stoynoff and Carol A. Chapelle. Modern Language Journal, 90: 4, 2006.
“Language Assessment: Principles and Classroom Practices,” H. Douglas Brown. Longman Press, 2004. Modern Language Journal, 90: 3, 2006.
“Discovering Grammar: An Introduction to English Sentence Structure,” by Anne Lobeck. Oxford University Press, 2000. Modern Language Journal, 86:2, 2002.
“Meaning in English: An Introduction to Language Study” by Lesley Jeffries. Modern Language Journal, 84: 3, 2000.
“The native speaker and the heritage speaker: a comparison of their lexicon” manuscript in preparation.
Book Manuscript Reviewer:
Doing Foreign Language: Bringing Concordia Language Villages into Language Classrooms, by Heidi Hamilton, Cori Crane and Abigail Bartoshesky. Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall, 2005.
Building Reading Comprehension Habits in Grades 6-12. A Toolkit of Classroom Activities, by Jeff Zwiers. International Reading Association, 2004.
Developing Academic Thinking Skills in Grades 6-12. A Handbook of Multiple Intelligence Activities, by Jeff Zwiers. International Reading Association, 2004.
"Using regional literature to promote understanding of dialectal variation in Spanish". Paper proposal accepted for presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL): The Impact of Applied Linguistics: September 5-7, 2013, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
“How listening strategies develop through collective scaffolding in role play”. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL): “Language, Learning, and Context”, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, September 3-5, 2009.
“Measuring and evaluating the lexicon of the non-native, native and heritage speaker in Spanish”. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL): “Taking the Measure of Applied Linguistics” Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK, September 11-13, 2008.
"The L2 Reading Process--An Introspective View.” Paper presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL): “Applied Linguistics and Communities of Practice.” Cardiff, Wales, September 12-14, 2002.
“La gramática contextualizada por medio de la actuación.” Paper presented at the II Simposio Regional de Lectura y Vida: “La escuela y la formación de lectores y escritores,” (Asociación Internacional de Lectura--IRA). Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 11-13, 2001.
“Taking a Freirean Approach to Meet the Individual Needs of the Diversified Classroom.” Paper presented at the 34th Annual British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Conference: “Unity and Diversity in Language Use.” The University of Reading, UK: September 6-8, 2001.
“Una aplicación de la teoría pedagógica de Paulo Freire.” Paper presented at the VII Simposio Internacional de Comunicación Social: Centro de Lingüística Aplicada, Santiago de Cuba, January 23-26, 2001.
“La Gramática Contextualizada por la Técnica de Strategic Interaction.” Paper presented at the “X Encuentro para profesores de español: gramática y metodología en la enseñanza del español,” Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM) Campus Estados Unidos. San Antonio, TX, Simulcast to Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM), (Mexico City); Centro de Enseñanza para Extranjeros (CEPE), Mexico City; Escuela para Extranjeros en Canadá (ESECA) and Universidad de Quintana Roo, October 28, 2000.
“Mother Culture Impact on Foreign Language Reading Comprehension.” Paper presented at the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) 33rd Annual Meeting in Cambridge U.K. “Language across Boundaries” September 7-9, 2000.
“How to Select Materials for the Major Portfolio that Embrace Student Diversity.” Paper presented with Dr. Mary Ellen McGoey to the AAHE National Conference on Higher Education: “Learning in Context: Who are our students? How do they learn?” Chicago, IL, March 16-19, 2002.
“How to Assess Undergraduate Programs: A Model.” Paper presented with Mary Ellen McGoey at the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) 2001 National Conference on Higher Education, (March 24-27, 2001) “Balancing Private Gain and Public Good,” Washington D.C., March 27, 2001.
“Employing a Freirean Approach to Meet the Individual Needs of the Diversified Classroom.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), “Teacher Educator as Advocate,” New Orleans, LA, February 17-21, 2001.
“Design for the Foreign Language Major Portfolio: An Outcome Template.” Paper presented with Mary Ellen McGoey and Vicki Román-Lagunas at the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) Assessment Conference 2000: “Rising Expectations for Assessment: Can We Deliver,” Charlotte, NC, June 14-18, 2000.
Invited Talk: Chicago Area Translators and Interpreters Association (CHICATA) “DIALECTOLOGY: What is it? Its significance in language prestige and cross-cultural understanding”, Open Books, Chicago, April 26, 2014.
“Assessment of Major Programs: A Design Template.” Paper presented with Dr. Mary Ellen McGoey at the 2001 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, IN, November 4-6, 2001.
“Designing an Assessment Template for the Undergraduate Major.” 5th Annual Assessment Conference Sponsored by the College of Business and Economics, California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA: “Outcome Assessment: From Chaos to Clarity,” March 1-2, 2001.
“Strategic Interaction Workshop: Learning Languages through Scenarios.” Workshop presented at the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL) Conference: “Languages: Take Two,” Itasca, October 19-21, 2000.
“Encouraging and Assessing Reading Comprehension through Text Completion Tasks.” Paper presented at the 27th Plains International Reading Association (IRA) Regional Conference: “Literacy--Gateway to New Horizons.” St. Louis, MO, October 12-14, 2000.
“A Framework to Facilitate Student Teachers’ Self Assessment.” Paper presented at the 14th Annual Midwest Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Conference: “Preparing Teachers to Create Successful School Environments,” Davenport, IA, April 8-9, 2000.
“Assessment of culture in the Communicative Foreign Language Classroom,” Paper presented at the 1999 Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL) Conference: “Capitalizing on Foreign Languages”, Springfield, IL, October 22, 1999.
“Preliminary Assessment Practices for Foreign Languages--A Work in Progress.” Paper presented at Northeastern Illinois University, Assessment Workshop, Chicago, IL, March 10, 1999.
Acting Department Chair. Department of World Languages and Cultures, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL 05/2013-12/2013.
Professor of Spanish. Department of World Languages and Cultures, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL 09/09-present.
Associate Professor of Spanish. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL 09/2003-08/2009
Assistant Professor of Spanish. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL 08/1997-08/2003
Advisor: Teaching Certification for Professionals (TCP) Advisor; Liaison to the College of Education, Undergraduate advisor
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Ph.D. English/Philosophy, Purdue University, 2003
MFA Fiction, Purdue University, 2003
M.A. Comparative Literature/German, University of Bayreuth, Germany, 1996
M.A. Catholic Theology, Leopold Franzens University, Austria, 1989
B.A. Philosophy (magna cum laude), St. Joseph’s Seminary, Nigeria, 1984
Ethics and Human Rights in Anglophone African Women's Literature - Feminist Empathy New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016.
Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture. Lanham: Lexington Books (Rowman and Littlefield), 2011.
The Dilemma of Ethnic Identity: Alain Locke’s Vision of Transcultural Societies. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2005.
"Decolonisation and its Discontents: Thoughs on the Postcolonial African Moral Self" Journal of South African Philosophy, Vol 34. Issue 4 (2015): 408-418.
“Rethinking African Culture and Identity: The Afropolitan Model.” Journal of African Cultural Studies. 26. 2. (2014): 234-247.
“The Open Wounds of Being: The Poetics of Testimony in the Works of Patricia Jabbeh Wesley.” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies. Vol. 16, No.2 (Fall 2014): 282-306.
“Death, Here I Am: Violence and Redemption in Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying.” Journal of Narrative Theory, 43.1. (Spring 2013): 87-107.
“Nelson Mandela and the Politics of Empathy: Reflections on the Moral Conditions for Conflict Resolutions in Africa.” African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review. Volume 2, Number 1, (Spring 2012): 122-135.
“Ambits of Moral Judgement: Of Pain, Empathy and Redemption in J.M.Coetzee's Age of Iron,” Journal of Literary Studies, 27:4, (2011):17-35.
“African Feminism: Resistance or Resentment." Quest: An African Journal of Philosophy XX, 1-2, (2008): 97-117.
“The Pitfalls of Cultural Consciousness.” Philosophia Africana 10. 1 (March 2007): 37-47.
“Cosmopolitan Solidarity: Negotiating Transculturality in Contemporary Nigerian Novels.” English in Africa. (Spring 2005):99-112.
“Resentment and the African Condition: An Inquiry.” Gefame: Journal of African Studies. 2, no. 1, 2005.
The Trial of Mugabe (Novella) Chicago, Okri Books, 2009.
Survival Kit (Poems) New York: Akachic Books, 2016.
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determinants of health, International education, International virtual learning exchange.
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City
Ph.D.: North Dakota State University, College of Education and Human Development (HIV Prevention Education)
JCL: Catholic University of American, School of Canon Law
M.A.: DePaul University, Health Communication
B.Th.: Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Theology, magna cum laude
B. Phil.: Pointifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Philosophy, magna cum laude
Udoh I. A., Mantell JE, Kelvin E, Adams-Skinner J. (in press). The influence of religion and culture on HIV transmission in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Journal of Religion and Health.
Udoh, I.A. (2019) Oil production, environmental pressures and other sources of violent conflict
in Nigeria, Review of African Political Economy, DOI: 10.1080/03056244.2018.1549028
Udoh, I. A. (2018). Public Health Emergency, UNEP Environmental Assessment and the Clean-up of
Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Arts and Humanities Open Access Journal, 2(6), 386-389.
Udoh, I. A., & Ibok, M. S. (2014). Manipulative and coercive power and the social-ecological
determinants of violent conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 4(1), 60-94.
Udoh, I. A. (2013). A Qualitative Review of the Militancy, Amnesty, and Peacebuilding in
Nigeria's Niger Delta. Peace Research, 63-93.
Udoh, I. A. (2013). Globalization and its discontents. Explorations in Adult Higher Education, 2, 46-49.
Udoh, I. A. (2013). Oil, migration and the political economy of HIV/AIDS prevention in Nigeria’s
Niger Delta. International Journal of Health Services, 43(4), 681-697.
Udoh, I. A., Mantell. J. E., Sandfort, T., & Eighmy, M. A. (2009). Potential pathways to HIV/AIDS transmission in the Niger Delta of Nigeria: Poverty, migration and commercial sex. AIDS Care, 21(5), 567-574.
Exner, T. M., Mantell, J. E., Adeokun, L. A., Udoh, I. A., Oladipo, O., Delano, G. E., Faleye, J., & Akinpelu, K. (2009). Mobilizing men as partners: The results of an intervention to increase dual protection among Nigerian men. Health Education Research, 24(5), 846-854..
"Oil, Pollution, and the Political Economy of Violent Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta." DePaul University MPH Spring Colloquium, April 24, 2013
"Oil, Environment and health: A review of the 2011 UNEP report on pollution in the Niger Delta." A Workshop for 15 host communities to oil production and executives of oil multinationals in the Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, December 19-20, 2011.
"Oil exploration and health: Analysis of Responses to pollution in Ecuador, Nigeria, and Indonesia." Seminar presentation at the NEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, Columbia University, New York, November 11, 2011.
Udoh, I., & Workman, M. (2020). Assessing Shared Social, Economic, and Environmental Issues in the United States and Nigeria Through Virtual Exchange. Virtual presentation at the International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC): Towards Digital Equity in Internationalization, Newcastle University, UK, September 14-16, 2020.
Leon, R., Joppie, A., Udoh, I., & Workman, M., Olivier, J., & Pearl, M. (2020). Expanding access to international learning through virtual exchange. Remote presentation at the 2020 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wisconsin, Aug. 3-7, 2020.
Banas, J., York, C., & Udoh, I. (2020). Lessons from a transitional learning experience: US and Liberian Students reading about and discussing health disparities. Presentation at the annual E-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies Conference, Rhodes, Greece (Conference Cancelled), April 2020.
Udoh, I.A. (2019). The Public Health Impact of Oil Pollution in Nigeria. Presentation at the Twelfth Global Studies Conference, Jaggiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 27-28 June, 2019
Udoh, I.A. (2017). Oil Production and Other Ecological Determinants of HIV/AIDS Risk in Nigeria. Presentation at the International Conference on Clinical & Pharmaceutical Microbiology October 18-20, 2017, Rome, Italy
Udoh, I.A. (2016). Assessing the Effectiveness of the Niger Delta Amnesty Program as a Peace and
Development Strategy in Nigeria. An Address to the 6th Plenary Session of the 2016 International Peace Research Association Conference, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, November 27 – December 1, 2016.
Udoh, I.A. (2016). Assessment of the Sources of Violent Conflicts and Strategies for Peacebuilding in
Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Presentation at the 26th IPRA General Conference On AGENDA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Transformation, and the Conflict, Disaster Risk, and Sustainable Development Debate. University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, November 27 – December 1, 2016.
Udoh, I. A. (2011). Oil, Environment and health: A review of the 2011 UNEP report on pollution in
the Niger Delta. A Workshop for 15 host communities to oil production and executives of oil multinationals in the Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, December 19 -20, 2011.
Udoh, I. A. (2011). Oil exploration and health: Analysis of Responses to pollution in Ecuador,
Nigeria, and Indonesia. Seminar presentation at the NEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, Columbia University, New York, November 11, 2011.
Udoh, I. A. (2011). A comparative analysis of pollution and occupational health in Africa and South
America. A workshop presented to graduate students in the socio-medical sciences track, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, November 10, 2011.
Udoh, I. A. (2010). The status of the federal amnesty program: A review of youth development
programming in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Paper presented at Brown University’s 2010 Achebe Colloquium, Providence, Rhode Island, December 3 – 4, 2010.
Udoh, I A (2009). Integrating of HIV prevention within poverty reduction and human rights: A
model of health promotion in Nigeria. Grand Rounds, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, June 25, 2009.
Udoh, I A, Mantell, J E Sandfort T (2008). A political economy of HIV transmission in the Niger Delta
of Nigeria: Conflict, Poverty, migration and commercial sex work. Poster presented at the International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, August 3-9, 2008.
Affiliated Faculty, Health Communication M.A. Program, DePaul University, 2014-2015
Affiliated Faculty, Master of Public Health Program and Department of Environmental Science, DePaul University, 2014 -
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