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Judi Moreillon's Curriculum Vitae

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Certification and Preparation:


  • Ph.D. - Department of Language, Reading and Culture (now Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies) - University of Arizona, with a focus on media and literacy, awarded 2003
  • Master of Library Science - University of Arizona, with a focus on school librarianship, awarded 1992
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education Program, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, awarded 1988
  • B.A. French Studies (Social Studies minor), University of Michigan, awarded 1972





Research Interests:
  • Increasing interactivity using digital tools in the online teaching environment
  • Preservice school and public librarian children's librarians preparation
  • Reciprocal mentorship between school librarians and classroom teachers via coteaching
  • Influencing preservice teachers' and principals' understanding of classroom-library collaboration for instruction
  • Coteaching as job-embedded professional development
  • Factors that influence preservice and first-year classroom teachers' understanding and practice of classroom-library collaboration (longitudinal study completed May 2007)

    Other Interests:
  • Critical literacy transactions with young adult and children's literature
  • Technology tools and Web publication in preservice teacher education (Example: Southwest Children's Literature Web Site)
  • Technology tool impact on teaching and learning reform in higher education (Dissertation research)

and Professional Experience:



  • Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman's University (TWU SLIS), Denton, Texas, 2015 - forward
  • Principal Investigator, Literacy Matters: Educating Librarians to Serve Families with Young Children, Institute for Museum and Library Services Grant, 2013 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, TWU SLIS, 2009-2015
  • Teacher-Librarian, Emily Gray Junior High/Tanque Verde High School, Tanque Verde Unified School District, Tucson, Arizona, 2008-2009
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Arizona (UA), IRLS 521: Children's and Young Adult Literature in a Multicultural Society, Fall, 2008
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA, IRLS 481/581: School Library Administration and Organization, Fall 2006, Fall 2007
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Lead Faculty, Undergraduate Elementary Teacher Preparation Program, Northern Arizona University (NAU), Tucson Campus, 2004 - 2006
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, NAU, ECI 307: Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom, 2005, 2006; ECI 309: Literacy I, 2004, 2005; ECI 321: Elementary School Curriculum, 2005, 2006; EDF 301w: School and Society, 2004, 2005
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA, LRC 585: Literature for Adolescents, 2004, 2006
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, NAU, ECI 602: Advanced Children's Literature, 2004
  • Teacher-Librarian, Sabino High School, Tucson Unified School District (TUSD), 2002 - 2003
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA, LRC 480/580: Children's Literature in the Classroom, 2003
  • Literacy Coach, Van Buskirk Elementary School, TUSD, 2001 - 2002
  • Instructor, UA, LRC 480: Children's Literature in the Classroom, 1999, 2000, 2002
  • Instructor, UA, IRLS 696D: Current Resources in School Libraries, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001
  • Teacher-Librarian, Gale Elementary School, TUSD, 1997 - 2001
  • Teacher-Librarian Mentor, TUSD, 1998 - 1999 and 2000 - 2001
  • Teacher-Librarian, Corbett Elementary (Tucson Unified), Elvira and Los Niños Elementary (Sunnyside School District) 1991 - 1997

Selected Refereed



Professional Organizations:


  • Children and Libraries, Advisory Board Chair, 2015-2016
  • Knowledge Quest Editorial Board, American Association of School Librarians, 2011-2012, Chair 2012-2014
  • AASL Common Core State Standards Task Force, 2013-2014
  • State Ambassador for Texas: United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY), 2011-2013
  • Bridge to Understanding Award Committee, Chair, USBBY, 2011-2013
  • Bridge to Understanding Award Committee, USBBY, 2011-2011
  • American Association of University Women, Denton Chapter, 2009-present
  • AASL National School Library Media Program of the Year Award Committee, 2009-2010
  • ALSC Pura Belpré Book Award Committee, 2009-2010
  • WOW: International Collection of Children's and Young Adult Literature, Board of Advisors, University of Arizona, 2007-present
  • AASL Library Media Specialist's Role in Reading Task Force, Chair, 2008-2009 - The School Library Media Specialist's Role in Reading Position Statement
  • AASL Standards and Guidelines Implementation Task Force, 2007-2009
  • Committee for the Conference on Children's and Young Adult Literature and Literacy, University of Arizona, 1999-2007
  • Committee to Select the Lacapa Spirit Prize in Southwest Children's Literature, 2007
  • ALSC Liaisons to National Organizations Serving Children and Youth, 2006-2008
  • AASL Task Force on School Librarian Classification, 2006-2007
  • AASL Nominations Committee, 2005
  • Chair, Campaign to Save Arizona's School Libraries
  • Teacher Library Division (TLD) of the Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Chair and AASL Affiliate Assembly Delegate, 2002-2003
  • AASL @your library Task Force, 2002-2004
  • AASL Recruitment to the Profession Task Force, 2001-2003
  • TLD Chair-Elect, 2001-2002
  • TLD Arizona Teacher-Librarian Certification Legislation Task Force Chairperson, 2001-2003
  • AZLA Legislative Committee, TLD representative, 2000-2002
  • Advocate, Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning, Arizona Implementation, 1998-99
  • Chairperson, Tucson Unified School District Librarians Professional Development Committee, 1995-6, 1996-97
  • AzLA School of Library Science Advisory Committee, TLD representative, 1993-95
  • Chairperson, TUSD, "Information Literacy: Education for the 21st Century" Position Paper, 1994-95

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Updated: 18 November 2015

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