E. Jennifer Monaghan

E. Jennifer Monaghan


E. Jennifer Monaghan is both an experienced educator of reading and writing and an award-winning historian. She is generally regarded as the leading expert on literacy education in early America. She has published widely on the history of reading. with three books and dozens of book chapters and journal articles. In an interview with Richard Robinson, Dr. Monaghan explained why she believed it is important to study the history of reading.… Read More

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1933 Birth Born in 1933.


1980 47 Years Old Later, she entered the reading education department of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Education at Yeshiva University in New York City, where she received an Ed.D in 1980, with a dissertation on Noah Webster and his blueback speller. … Read More


1983 50 Years Old In 1983 her dissertation, Noah Webster’s Speller, 1783-1843: Causes of Its Success as Reading Text, was a co-winner of the biennial Outstanding Dissertation Award offered by the Society for the Study of Curriculum. … Read More


2014 81 Years Old E. Jennifer Monaghan died on September 14, 2014 from a stroke, aged 81.
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