Faculty Profile

Lydia Brauer, Dr.

Associate Professor

118 Meier Hall
219-464-6982
lydia.brauer@valpo.edu


Education

Ph.D.: Language, Literacy and Culture - The Ohio State University 2006
M.A.: Popular Culture - Bowling Green State University 1998
B.A.: English, Christ College Scholar - Valparaiso University 1988

Certifications

Secondary English, 1993, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Specialization

English Education, Media Education

Courses Taught

ED 203  Introduction to Education

ED 460/560  Reading in the Content Areas

ED 307/507  Media Education

ENG 489  English Methods

ED 485 Senior Seminar

Publications

  • They'll need this in College: Teacher Beliefs and the Construction of the Secondary English Text., Brauer, L., The Journal of Media Literacy Education, In Press 
  • The Trouble is English: Reframing English studies in the secondary schools., Brauer, L., & Clark, C., English Educaion, 40, 293-313, 2008 
  • Princess Diana's celebrity in Freeze-frame: Reading the constructed image of Diana Through photogpaphs., Brauer.L., & Shields, V., European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1), 5-25, 1999