Kindel Turner Nash

Kindel Turner NashAssistant Professor, Urban Teacher Education/Language & Literacy

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. The University of South Carolina

Research Interests

  • Critical race and critical sociocultural theories, early literacy teacher education, culturally responsive, high-leverage literacy teaching practices for early literacy preservice and inservice teacher education.

Recent Publications

  • Nash, K. T. & Miller, E. T. (2015).  Reifying and resisting racism from early childhood to young adulthood:  Implications for early childhood education. The Urban Review, 47, (1), 184-208.
  • Nash, K.T. (2015). White discourse about brown children. Perspectives and Provocations 3(3), 49-61.
  • Nash, K. T. & Waddell, L. (2015). Bringing the best of themselves:  Teacher education and the African American student. African American Learners, 4(1).
  • Nash, K. T. (2013). Everyone sees color:  Toward a transformative framework of early literacy teacher education. Journal of Transformative Education, 11(3), 151-169.

Selected Professional Activities

National Service

  • 2012-Present: Chair, Publications Committee: Early Childhood Education Assembly/National Council of Teachers of English

Funded Research Projects

  • 2015-2016 Literacy Teaching as an Interpretive Process in Urban Schools (with Drs. Warner, Atiles, McHatton-Alvarez, & Hollins)