Barbara Winicki, Ph.D.

  Professor Emeritus
  Office Location: G206
  Office Hours: T, W, Th 1:00-4:00
  College: COE

Division of Education


Governors State University, College of Education, Division of Education

2006 – Present Associate Professor of Reading
2005 – 2006    Assistant Professor of Reading
2000 – 2005    University Professor of Reading
1999 -- 2000   University Lecturer


The University of Chicago, Department of Education
1999, Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction (English Education)

Dissertation title:  The English Methods Course as Support for Coherent Secondary Literature Instruction

Saint Xavier College, Chicago,
1989, M.A. in Education - Reading

Northern Illinois University,
1977, B.S.Ed., Elementary Education

October, 2016  Presentation for GSU School Social Work program
        “Learning Language, Learning about Language, and Learning through
March, 2013 Presentation for GSU Communications Disorders program
        “Creating a Community of Learners”
March, 2012 Illinois Reading Council Conference, Springfield
        “Only the Best: Judging the Quality of Informational Books”
March, 2011 Illinois Reading Council Conference, Springfield
        “The Sixth Trait: What Conventions Should We Teach, & How Should We
         Teach Them?”
Summer, 2006 Journal of Reading Education, 31 (3), 21-28
         “Reading Teachers and Research: Consumers to Evaluators to Producers”
          Outstanding Article Award from the Organization of Teacher Educators in
October, 2005  Illinois Reading Council Journal, 33 (4), 21-31
          “D’Aulaires to Freedman and Beyond: Lincoln Biographies”  
February, 2004 Illinois Reading Council Journal, 32 (1), 30-37
           “Guiding Students’ Literature Discussions”