Dr. Amina Chaudhri
Elementary Education Program Coordinator
Teacher Education
College of Education
(773) 442-5368
Literacy, children's literature, and multicultural education.
Courses Taught
ELED 302: Methods of Teaching Language Arts-WIP
ELED 303: Children's Literature
ELED 304: Methods of Teaching Social Studies
ELED 309: Content Area Literacy
ELED 306A: Methods of Teaching Reading
ELED 329: Student Teaching
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., and Teale, W.H. (2013).  Stories of multiracial experiences in literature for children, ages 9-14. Children's Literature in Education. 44(4), 359-376.

Chaudhri, A. (2013).  Transplanted: Stories of refugee experiences.  Book Links. September.

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.

Chaudhri, A. (2013).  Growing mixed/up: Multiracial identity in children's and young adult literature. In J. Naidoo & S. Park Dahlen (Eds.). Diversity in youth literature: Opening doors through reading.  ALA Editions.

Chaudhri, A. (2013).  Multiracial characters.  Book Links. January.

Chaudhri, A. (2011, Summer).  Straighten up and fly right: Heteromasculinity in the Watsons go to Birmingham-1963.  Children's Literature Association Quarterly.   Vol. 36, No. 2.

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