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Deborah Appleman, Ph.D.

Deborah Appleman is the Hollis L. Caswell professor of educational studies and director of the Summer Writing Program at Carleton College. Professor Appleman's recent research has focused on teaching college-level language and literature courses at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater for inmates who are interested in pursing post-secondary education. She recently edited an anthology of her students' work titled From the Inside Out: Letters to Young Men and Other Writings Poetry and Prose from Prison.

Professor Appleman taught high school English for nine years before receiving her doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She was also a visiting professor at Syracuse University and at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Reading for Themselves: How to Transform Adolescents into Lifelong Readers Through Out-of-Class Book Clubs, Teaching Literature to Adolescents, Critical Encounters in High School English: Teaching Literary Theory to Adolescents, Braided Lives: An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing, and most recently, Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading.

To view a bibliography of Professor Appleman's work, click here.

Educational Studies Department
Carleton College
Northfield, MN 55057
Phone: 507-222-4010
Fax: 507-222-4009