Suniti Sharma, Associate Professor

Specialization: Secondary Education
Office: Merion Hall 233
Phone: 610-660-1273

Curriculum Vitae (CV)




  • Ph.D. Curriculum Studies from Purdue University, WL, Indiana
  • Master's in English Literature from Delhi University
  • Bachelor's with Honors in English Literature from Delhi University

Professional Experience

Research interests include literacy for students in the school-to-prison pipeline and curriculum change, multicultural competencies for preservice teachers through international field experiences, and autoethnographic studies in identity, culture, and curriculum.

Courses Taught

  • EDU 410/610 Instructional Techniques for ELA
  • EDU 412/612 Instructional Techniques for Social Studies
  • EDU 247/647 Literacy in the Content Areas
  • EDU 714 Internship in ESL Pedagogy 
  • EDU 647 Online
  • EDU 491/691/496/696 Seminar in Student Teaching (Campus and Online)

Grants and Awards

Faculty Research Merit Award, 2017, Saint Joseph's University


1. Connecting preservice teachers to justice-involved youth for ending the school-to-prison pipeline

2. Exporing the relationship between school leadership and a humanizing culture of care

3. Preparing teachers with multicultural competencies for teaching in diverse K-12 classrooms

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