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Randi Dickson taught middle and high school English and writing for 20 years before completing her Ed.D. at Columbia’s Teachers College in 1999. She served as co-director of English Education programs at Queens College/CUNY from 1999 to 2011, where she taught courses in research, methods, the teaching of writing, and Young Adult literature, Dr. Dickson was elected to the Executive Committee of CEE (Conference on English Education of NCTE) and served for 6 years, two of them as Recording Secretary. She was also Associate Editor of English Education Journal for 4 years and has published in English Journal, English Education, Voices in the Middle and collaborated on On Narrative Inquiry: Approaches to Language and Literacy. Dr. Dickson has served as a consultant in curriculum and professional development for The Ross School and The Center for Professional Development at Teachers College, as well as Think Global School, where she planned curriculum and did workshops for students and teachers in Ecuador and Argentina as well as planning place-based curriculum for Germany and Thailand. She also was selected by the Lhoman Educational Society as a volunteer to plan and teach a 2-week teacher training to bring more progressive methods to teachers in Bhutan.
Dr. Dickson is currently a full-time lecturer in the English Education Program and Coordinator of the English MA programs. She teachers research courses in both the doctoral and masters programs and the teaching of writing and writing non-fiction courses.