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Karen Gavigan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
kgavigan@mailbox.sc.edu
Davis College, Room 217
803.777.0197

 

Dr. Karen Gavigan

Dr. Karen Gavigan received her Ph.D. in Teacher Education with a concentration in literacy from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).  She received a Masters of Library Science degree from the University of Tennessee.  Her undergraduate degree is a B.A. in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Karen served as the Director of the Teaching Resources Center at UNCG from 2002-2010.  Prior to that, she was a school librarian.  She has also served as a children's services librarian and a reference librarian in public libraries in North Carolina and Virginia.

Karen's research interests include the use of graphic novels with struggling male adolescent readers, flexible versus fixed scheduling in school libraries, as well as the ways in which poverty affects school library services.

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Schools embrace graphic novel as learning tool

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