Loyola University Maryland

Literacy Leadership Awards

Alan Brown, Ph.D.

Alan Brown, Ph.D., assistant professor of English education at Wake Forest University, is a former high school English teacher and basketball coach whose scholarly work examines various intersections of academics and athletics, including sports and literacy, with a focus on K-12 schools. He is the co-editor of Developing Contemporary Literacies through Sports: A Guide for the English Classroom, and his other recent publications can be found in journals related to English education and young adult literature, including English Journal, The ALAN Review, and SIGNAL Journal, as well as teacher education and sport journals such as Teacher Education Quarterly, Teacher Education & Practice, and Sport, Education & Society.