Judith A. Sharkey

Core Faculty
Phone: (603) 862-7055
Office: Education, Morrill Hall Rm 210E, Durham, NH 03824
Judy Sharkey


  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A.T., English, School for International Training
  • B.A., English, Franklin Pierce College

Research Interests

  • Citizenship
  • Community-based participatory pedagogies; education, immigration, and citizenship
  • Critical sociocultural approaches to language and literacies
  • Immigration
  • Pedagogies and scholarship of second language teacher education
  • Teacher learning and development across the career span

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 402: Into to Educational Studies
  • EDUC 520: Education, Poverty, Developmnt
  • EDUC 712: Teaching Multilingual Learners
  • EDUC 897: Lang & Culture in Schools
  • EDUC 900: Intrnshp & Sem/Teaching
  • ENGL 816: ESL Curriculum and Assessment

Selected Publications

Clavijo Olarte, A., & Sharkey, J. (2019). Mapping our way to critical pedagogies: Stories from Colombia.. In M. Lopéz-Gopar (Ed.), International Perspectives on Critical Pedagogies in ELT (pp. 175-193). London: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from https://www.palgrave.com/in/book/9783319956206

Peercy, M. M., & Sharkey, J. (2018). Missing a S-STEP? How self-study of teacher education practice can support the language teacher education knowledge base. Language Teaching Research, 136216881877752. doi:10.1177/1362168818777526

Sharkey, J. (2018). The promising potential role of intercultural citizenship in preparing mainstream teachers for im/migrant populations. Language Teaching Research, 136216881771857. doi:10.1177/1362168817718577


Sharkey, J., & Proulx, T. (2017). Writing their way into science: Middle school English language learners as next generation scientists. In L. de Oliveira, & K. Wilcox (Eds.), Preparing science teachers for English language learners (pp. 137-162). New York: Palgrave. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-53594-4

Sharkey, J. (2016). The role of community explorations in developing meaningful curriculum. In N. B. Santos, & M. L. Cardenas (Eds.), Investigaciones sin fronteras: New and enduring questions in foreign language education (pp. 29-49).

Sharkey, J., Clavijo Olarte, A., & Ramírez, L. M. (2016). Developing a Deeper Understanding of Community-Based Pedagogies With Teachers. Journal of Teacher Education, 67(4), 306-319. doi:10.1177/0022487116654005

Sharkey, J. (2004). ESOL Teachers' Knowledge of Context as Critical Mediator in Curriculum Development. TESOL Quarterly, 38(2), 279. doi:10.2307/3588381

O'Connor, A., & Sharkey, J. (2004). Defining the Process of Teacher-Researcher Collaboration. TESOL Quarterly, 38(2), 335. doi:10.2307/3588385

Sharkey, J. (2004). Lives Stories Don’t Tell: Exploring the Untold in Autobiographies. Curriculum Inquiry, 34(4), 495-512. doi:10.1111/j.1467-873X.2004.00307.x

Most Cited Publications