Promising Researcher Award - National Council of Teachers of English

NCTE Promising Researcher Award Recipients


Monica Kleekamp, Maryville University
“No! Turn the Pages!” Repositioning Neuroqueer Literacies


Stephanie Toliver, University of Colorado, Boulder
Freedom Dreaming in a Broken World: The Black Radical Imagination in Black Girls’ Science Fiction Stories

Ryan Schey, Auburn University
Youths’ Choices to Read Optional Queer Texts in a High School ELA Classroom: Navigating Visibility through Literacy Sponsorship

Tracy T. Flores, University of Texas at Austin
Cultivando La Voz Mujer: Latina Adolescent Girls and Their Mothers Rewriting Their Pasts and Imagining Their Futures

Cati de los Ríos, University of California, Davis
Toward a Corridista Consciousness: Learning From One Transnational Youth’s Critical Reading, Writing, and Performance of Mexican Corridos

Lamar Johnson, Michigan State University, East Lansing, “Where Do We Go From Here?: Toward a Critical Race English Education”

Honorable Mention: Jon M. Wargo, “Designing More Just Social Futures or Remixing the Radical Present? Queer Rhetorics, Multimodal (Counter)Storytelling, and the Politics of LGBTQ Youth Activism”


List of all recipients 1974- Present