Dr. Jason Dehart

Jason D. DeHart holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, an Ed.S. and MAT from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, and a Bachelor's degree in Pastoral Ministry from Lee University. He currently teaches courses in upper elementary literacy, middle school language arts methods, and adolescent literacy. Dr. DeHart teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Before turning his attention to university work, Dr. DeHart served as a middle school English teacher for eight years in Cleveland, Tennessee. While teaching, he was a team leader and English/language arts department chair. He was the 2014-2015 system-level Teacher of the Year for grades 4-8. Dr. DeHart's research interests include motivating strategies for reluctant readers, as well as digital literacy and media-based literacy practices. His recent publications appear in English JournalThe Reading Teacherand The Qualitative Report. 

Title: Assistant Professor of Reading Education
Department: Department of Reading Education and Special Education

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8883

Office address
325F College of Education


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