Jane Murray Agee
OFFICE : ED 127A
PHONE : (518) 442-5014
FAX: (518) 442-5008
Dr. Agee is an associate professor of Language in Education at the University at Albany, State University of New York. She earned a Ph.D. in English Education at the University of Georgia in 1994. Based on her dissertation research, she was a finalist in the National Council of Teachers of English Promising Researcher Award competition in 1995. She joined the faculty of the University at Albany in 1995. Dr. Agee has been a project director of the National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement. She specializes in studies of teaching and learning in the English language arts. Her research examines the social and cultural contexts that shape theory and practice in language and literacy.
Agee's work has appeared in Research in the Teaching of English, The Journal of Literacy Research, and English Education as well as in book chapters and research reports. She is active in a number of professional organizations; she chaired of the American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group in Literature, and is on a number of editorial review boards. In 2001, she was awarded the American Educational Research Association Division and Research Award for her work in teacher education.