Bach receives TAF President's Award for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education


School of Education Associate Professor of English Education and Curriculum Theory and Elena & Albert LeBlanc Professor of English Education, Jacqueline Bach, received the 2016 Tiger Athletic Foundation President’s Award for her outstanding contributions to undergraduate education. She was honored at a reception at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on May 4, 2016.

Bach joined LSU in 2006 as an assistant professor. She has been an associate professor in the School of Education since 2012. She has taught undergraduate courses including English/Language Arts methods, young adult literature, film and media arts, and student teaching. She has taught graduate courses in popular culture and pedagogy, secondary school curriculum, and teacher research.

Bach’s scholarship examines how young adult literature engages teachers and students in conversations about social issues, the ways in which popular culture informs (and might improve) pedagogy, and the preparation of secondary English/ Language Arts teachers. She is the co-editor for the “Engaging Texts” section of The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. She is a former high school English teacher.

Bach received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the College of Human Sciences & Education in 2015.

Bach received her PhD in Education from Oklahoma State University, her MA in English from the University of West Florida, and her BA in English/Secondary English Education from Florida State University.

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