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Dr. Lavern Byfield

Assistant Professor

Byfield

Phone: (618) 536-2441
Email: byfield2@siu.edu
Office: Wham 322G
625 Wham Drive, Mail Code: 4610
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

TEACHING AREAS:
Elementary Ed. – Reading | Reading and Language Studies

Dr. Lavern Byfield is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Instructional interests: Undergraduate and graduate courses in reading and language studies; language arts instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Research interests: Culturally responsive language arts pedagogy. (My research investigates the impact of race, class, and culture on language instruction. The goal of my research is to improve language arts instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse students.)