Dr. Amina Chaudhri
Professor; Elementary Education Program Coordinator
Teacher Education
College of Education
(773) 442-5368
Literacy, children's literature, and multicultural education.
Courses Taught
ELED 303: Children's Literature
ELED 304: Methods of Teaching Social Studies
ELED 309: Content Area Literacy
ELED 435: Children's and Young Adult Literature
Research Interests
Teacher preparation, literacy, children's literature, and multicultural education.

University of Illinois at Chicago
Curriculum Studies, Ph.D.

Michigan State University
Curriculum and Instruction, M.A.

Oberlin College
English, B.A.

Selected Publications

Chaudhri. A. (2021), Cultural Dexterity Through Multiracial Nonfiction. Chapter in Reading and Teaching with Diverse Nonfiction Children’s Books: Representations and Possibilities. Thomas Crisp, Roberta Gardner and Suzanne Knezek (eds). NCTE Publications.

Chung, S. & Chaudhri, A. (2021). Biographies of Women in the Robert Sibert Award: A Critical Content Analysis. Journal of Children’s Literature. 47 1

Chaudhri, A. & Torres, L.M. (2021). Jugos There? Codeswitching Strategies in Bilingual Picturebooks. Children’s Literature in Education. 1-17.

Chaudhri, A. (2017). Multiracial Identity in Children’s Literature. Routledge. New York, NY.

Chaudhri, A. & Schau, N. (2016). Imaginary Indians: Representations of Native Americans in Scholastic Reading Club. Children’s Literature in Education. 47 (1), 20 – 37.

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Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

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Office Hours
Vary by semester and teaching schedule.
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