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Linda Irwin-DeVitis, Ed.D.

  • Linda Irwin-DeVitis, Ed.D.
  • Professor
  • Teaching & Learning
  • 120 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3938
  • ldevitis@odu.edu
  • Interest in underserved populations throughout a 40 year career in K-12 and teacher education.
  • Education

    University of Tennessee, 1988
    Major: Curriculum and Instruction
    Degree: Ed.D.
    University of New Orleans, 1983
    Major: Curriculum and Instruction
    Degree: M.Ed.
    University of Tennessee, 1969
    Major: Secondary Education English
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    discourse analysis, metaphorical and linguistic analysis in educational policy, adolescent education and culture
  • 1989: Outstanding Dissertation, College Reading Association
  • 1986: Outstanding Doctoral Student, University of Tennessee