Assistant Professor (2023)
B.A., Boston College
M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Temple University
Dr. Emmaline Ellis teaches courses in the undergraduate Early Grades Preparation program and Early Childhood Minor. Before her transition into higher education, Dr. Ellis was a Kindergarten teacher and social worker in the city of Philadelphia. Her scholarship focuses on teachers’ implementation of classroom resources that support young children’s early literacy skill development, with a particular focus on classroom discussion related to print during shared reading activities. Dr. Ellis has presented her research at national conferences and published articles in multiple peer-reviewed journals on the topics of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and social-emotional learning interventions.