Fenice B. Boyd
Fenice B. Boyd
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Teacher Education
Learning and Instruction
- Adolescents' Response to Young Adult Literature
- Multicultural Literature
- Diversity Topics, Writ Large
- Young Adult Literature; Multicultural Literature
- ELA Common Core State Standards
- Content Area Literacy
- Politics of Literacy, Teaching and Teacher Education
Ph.D., Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy, Michigan State University
M. S., Reading Education, North Carolina A&T State University
B. S., Music Education, North Carolina A&T State University
Professional and Research InterestsProfessional Development for Teachers
Adolescent Struggling Readers and Writers
Diversity Topics, Writ Large
Sturtevant, E., Boyd, F. B., Brozo, W. G., Hinchman, K., Moore, D. W., & Alvermann, D. E., (2006). Principled practices for adolescent literacy: A framework for instruction and policy. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Boyd, F. B. & Brock, C. H. with Rozendal, M. S. (Eds). (2004). Multicultural and multilingual literacy and language: Contexts and practices. New York: The Guilford Press.
Boyd, F. B. (December 2012/January 2013). The common core state standards and diversity: Unpacking the text exemplars presented in appendix b. Reading Today, 16-17. (invited)
Boyd, F. B., Sullivan, M. P., Popp, J. S., & Hughes, M. (2012). Policy and advocacy: Vocabulary instruction in the disciplines. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 56(1), 18-20.
Brock, C. H., & Boyd, F. B. (2011). Fostering meaningful middle school literacy learning: Investigating beliefs and practices. Voices in the Middle, 19(1), 13-18.
Boyd, F. B., & Moore, D. W. (2011). Serving culturally and linguistically diverse youth: An interview with Fenice B. Boyd. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 54(6), 455-457.
Boyd, F. B., & Bailey, N. M. (2009). Commentary: Censorship in three metaphors. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 52(8), 653-661.
Boyd, F. B., & Ikpeze, C. H. (2007). Navigating a literacy landscape: Teaching conceptual understanding with multiple text types. Journal of Literacy Research, 39, 217-248.
Ikpeze, C. H., & Boyd, F. B. (2007). Web-based inquiry learning: Facilitating thoughtful literacy with webquest. The Reading Teacher, 60, 644-654.
Boyd, F. B., Ariail, M., Williams, R., Jocson, K., Tinker-Sachs, G., & McNeal, K., with Fecho, B., Fisher, M., Healy, M. K., Meyer, T., & Morrell, E. (2006). Real teaching for real diversity: Preparing English language arts teachers for 21st century classrooms. English Education, 38, 327-348.
Boyd, F. B., & Howe, D. R. (2006). Teaching Warriors Don't Cry with other text types to enhance comprehension. English Journal, 95, 61-68.
Book Chapters (Selected)
Brock, C. H., Boyd, F. B., & Pennington, J. L. (2011). Variation in language and the use of language across contexts: Implications for literacy teaching and learning. In D. Lapp & D. Fisher (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts (3rd edition) (pp. 83-89). New York: Routledge.
Boyd, F. B., & Thompson, M. K. (2008). Multimodality and literacy learning: Using multiple texts to enhance content-area learning. In K. A. Hinchman, & H. K. Sheridan-Thomas (Eds.), Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction (pp. 151-163). New York: The Guilford Press.
Boyd, F. B. (PI), Miller, S. M., Chiu, M. M., et al (Co-PIs). (2012). Buffalo Partnership Project: Professional Development for Teachers across the Disciplines to meet English Language Learners' Needs and Achieve Common Core Learning Standards. A professional development grant from New York State Education Department (NYSED), September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2015. (funded) $600,000
Alvermann, D. E., Boyd, F. B., Brozo, W., Hinchman, K., Moore, D., & Sturtevant, E. (2002). Adolescent Literacy: A Knowledge Development Proposal. Carnegie Corporation of New York. (funded) $48,600
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Policy and Advocacy, Department Editor, 2012 - Present
Editorial Review Board Memberships
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2010-Present
Reading Research Quarterly, 2003-2006
The California Reader, 2000-2003
Journal of Literacy Research, 1996-2001
Kids InSight Series, International Reading Association, 1999-2003
Reading Research and Instruction, 1999-2005
National Reading Conference Yearbook, 1996 and 1999
Accreditation and Program Review
Boyd, F. B., with contributions from Aloe, A. M., & Cantaffa, D. T (2011). Inquiry Brief for the accreditation renewal of the Teacher Education Program, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Graduate School of Education. Submitted to the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), June 26, 2011