Angela M. Kohnen

Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, English Education, 2012, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • MEd, Secondary Education, 2007, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • BA, English and American Literature, 1998, Washington University


  • Teaching Middle and High School English
  • Supervised Student Teaching Seminar
  • Writing for Teachers
  • Teaching English and the Common Core State Standards
  • College-Ready Writers Program

Professional experience

Selected publications

"The Authenticity Spectrum: The Case of a Science Journalism Writing Project" English Journal 102.5 (2013): 28-34

"Content-area Teachers as Teachers of Writing" Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education 2.1 (2013): 29-33

"'I Wouldn't Have Said it that Way:' Mediating Professional Editorial Comments in a Secondary Science Classroom" Linguistics and Education 24.2 (2013):75-85

"Informational Writing in High School Science: The Importance of Genre, Apprenticeship, and Publication" Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 57.3 (2013)

"Teachers as Editors, Editors as Teachers" International Advances in Writing Research: Cultures, Places, Measures Eds. C. Bazerman, C. Dean, J. Early, K. Lunsford, S. Null, P. Rogers, & A. Stansell. Fort Collins, CO: The WAC Clearinghouse, 2012. 303-317. Print.



Research and professional interests

  • Writing pedagogy
  • Writing in the disciplines
  • Teacher identity
  • Professional development for teachers