Judy Sharkey

Director, Undergraduate Studies
Phone: (603) 862-7055
Office: Education, Morrill Hall Rm 206B, 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 712/812: Teaching Multilingual Learners
  • EDUC 784: Community-Engaged Researchers
  • EDUC 812: Teaching Multilingual Learners
  • EDUC 897: Lang & Culture in Schools
  • EDUC 900A: Intrnshp & Sem/Teaching
  • EDUC 901A: Intrnshp & Sem/Teaching
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Education

Selected Publications

Peercy, M. M., & Sharkey, J. (2020). Missing a S-STEP? How self-study of teacher education practice can support the language teacher education knowledge base. Language Teaching Research, 24(1), 105-115. doi:10.1177/1362168818777526

Peercy, M. M., Sharkey, J., Baecher, L., Motha, S., & Varghese, M. (2019). Exploring TESOL teacher educators as learners and reflective scholars: A shared narrative inquiry. TESOL Journal, 10(4). doi:10.1002/tesj.482

Sharkey, J., & Peercy, M. M. (2019). Self-Study of Language and Literacy Teacher Education Practices: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Contexts (Vol. 30, 1st ed.). J. Sharkey, & M. M. Peercy (Eds.), Bingley, UK: Emerald. Retrieved from https://www.emeraldinsight.com/

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. (2018). Self-study of language and literacy teacher education practices: Culturally and linguistically diverse contexts. J. Sharkey (Ed.), Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.

Sharkey, J. (2018). The promising potential role of intercultural citizenship in preparing mainstream teachers for im/migrant populations. Language Teaching Research, 22(5), 570-589. doi:10.1177/1362168817718577

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

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

Sharkey, J., & Layzer, C. (2000). Whose Definition of Success? Identifying Factors That Affect English Language Learners' Access to Academic Success and Resources. TESOL Quarterly, 34(2), 352. doi:10.2307/3587961

Most Cited Publications