Louise Spence Griffeth Fellow for Excellence, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
Director, Urban Teachers Program
Director of Teacher Education, College of Education
Phone: +1 512 232 4883
Dr. Skerrett is a professor in the Language and Literacy Studies program area and an affiliate faculty member in the Cultural Studies in Education program area. She is also Director of Teacher Education in the College of Education. Professor Skerrett also serves as Director and faculty advisor for the University of Texas Urban Teachers Secondary English Teacher Education Programs. Dr. Skerrett's teaching and research focus on secondary English education in urban contexts, adolescent literacy practices in school and outside school contexts, transnational youths' literacy practices and learning across transnational social and educational settings, and sociocultural influences on teaching and learning.