Assistant Professor

of Secondary Education, 
Department of Teacher Education and Leadership

START DATE: August, 2018
College of Education, Humanities, and Behavioral Sciences
Alabama A+M University



PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning (CISL) 

University at Buffalo,

May 2016

Dissertation: “Growing It From Their Lives: Classroom Culture and the Preparation of Pre-Service Teachers”

Chair: David Bruce

MS, Ed: Secondary English Education,

Niagara University,

May 2007

Advisor: Paul Vermette

BFA in Film, Video, and Animation,

Rochester Institute of Technology, May 1999

Senior Project: "Hills and Valleys" (script)



Bruce,  D., Sullivan, S., Barrett, N., & Gonzalez, C. H. (2019)

Full of sound and fury: Rural students’ use of digital literacies in exploring space, place, and identity

In D. Pyles, R. Rish, H. Pleasants, & J. Warner (Eds.), Negotiating Place and Space through Digital Literacies, Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age.  

Gonzalez, C. H. (2017).

Quivers, Parties, and Eco-Systems: Classroom as Culture in Pre-Service Teacher Education

The English Record 76(1), 1-37.  

Buono, A., & Gonzalez, C. H. (2017).

Bodily writing and performative inquiry: Inviting an arts-based research methodology into collaborative doctoral research vocabularies.

International Journal of Education & the Arts, 18(36). 


Professional Associations and Collaborations

Professional Affiliations

American Educational Research Association 
National Council of Teachers of English 
NCTE Assembly of Research 
Conference on English Education Commission on Social Justice in Teacher Education 
Buffalo Urban League

Service & Activities

Manuscript ReviewerEnglish Journal


Proposal ReviewerNational Council of Teachers of English and Assembly of Research


Proposal Peer ReviewerAmerican Educational Research Assoc




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