Assistant Professor
English Department

Dr. Kaitlin Glause teaches courses in content and disciplinary literacy, English/Language Arts methodology, and contemporary adolescent literature. She has a PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education with an emphasis in language and literacy from Michigan State University, an M.Ed. in Secondary English Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a B.A. in English and Dance from the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Glause is the coordinator of Millikin University’s secondary English Education licensure program and a co-editor of the Language Arts Journal of Michigan. Dr. Glause has 10 years of professional teaching experience at the middle, secondary, and post-secondary levels. 

Dr. Glause’s research interests include arts-based and arts-integrated ways of knowing, learning, and growing; the relationship of mind, body, and language for developing embodied and equitable learning and assessment practices in the classroom; and culturally responsive and historically relevant language and literacy instruction. 

Recent Publications: 

  • Glause, K. (2020). Moving language: An exploration of bodies and space in the classroom. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. 

  • Troia, G. A., Brehmer, J. S., Glause, K., Reichmuth, H. L., & Lawrence, F. (2020). Direct and indirect effects of literacy skills and writing fluency on writing quality across three genres. Education Sciences, 10(297), 1-21. 

  • Glause, K. (2019). Linguistically diverse students and the arts: A scoping review. Ubiquity: The Journal of Literature, Literacy, and the Arts, 6(1), 78-119.  

Recent Presentations: 

  • Glause, K. (2021). Moving Language: An exploration of bodies and space in the classroom. Paper session presented at the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Virtual Conference. 

  • Glause, K. (2021). Best intentions: Examining the tension between promoting language use and instructing silence. Paper session presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Virtual Conference. 

  • Glause, K. (2020). Moving language: Examining bodies in space in the collaborative classroom. Paper session presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA [canceled]. 

  • Glause, K. (2019). “Fly by the seat of your kids:” A novice teacher’s philosophy of arts integration. Paper session presented at the 15th Annual International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL.