Kelly Bull

Kelly Bull

Associate Professor

Education Department Theresa Hall (THE) 308B 410-532-3160

School of Education


  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • M.A.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S., Towson University

 Research Interests

  • Adolescent Literacy
  • Teacher Inquiry
  • Interdisciplinary Methods & Materials

Professional Memberships

  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Commission on the Study and Teaching of Adolescent Literature
  • International Reading Association
  • Assembly on Literature for Adolescents
  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Maryland State Representative for the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents
  • State of Maryland International Reading Association Council
  • SoMIRAC, Literacy Educators of Maryland
  • Baltimore City Reading Council


  • Bull, K.  (2012).  Identifying obstacles and garnering support: Young adult literature in the English language arts classroom.  In J. Hayn, J. Kaplan (Eds.), Teaching young adult literature today: Insights, consideration and perspectives for  the classroom teacher and educational researcher (pp.).  Lanham:  Roman & Littlefield.
  • Bull, K. (2011).  Connecting with texts:  Teacher candidates reading young adult literature.  Theory Into Practice, 50 (3), 223–230.  
  • Letcher, M., & Bull, K.  (2009).  Analyzing style and intertextuality in Twilight.  Off the shelves.  English Journal, 98 (3),  113-116.
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