Dr. Denise Devito

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Dr. De Vito is an Associate Professor of Secondary Education. Dr. De Vito earned a bachelor of arts in Philosophy and in English Magna Cum Laude. She holds a master of arts in Medieval English and a Master of Science in Education. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in Curriculum and Instruction with cognates in ethics and policy, and education technology.

Dr. De Vito was credentialed in secondary English language arts, social sciences, and technology. Her teaching experience is extensive in both urban and rural settings that encompass international students, bi-national populations, and Hispanic-serving institutions. She has taught a range of ability levels including advanced placement courses and developmental courses. 

Dr. De Vito's expertise in curriulum development includes writing undergraduate and graduate secondary education programs for state and national certification. She has developed courses for the online environment as well as taught an M.Ed. delivered completely online.

Dr. De Vito’s research examines adolescent literacy acquisition, sequential art, literary criticism, curriculum ethics, education policy, sociology of curriculum, critical pedagogy.

Dr. De Vito is available from 8:00 - 4:30 Monday through Friday.







Jacksonville State University
Associate Professor of Secondary Education
206 Ramona Wood

(256) 782-5851
ddevito@jsu.edu