Nicole Sieben

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor of Secondary English Education
Coordinator, Graduate Programs in English Education





New Academic Building



Courses taught: 

  • ED6083/7083
  • ED6093/7093
  • ED6901
  • ED7700
  • ED7800
  • ED3950
  • EL7500
  • EL2222
  • EL1000


  • Ed.D. in English Education, Hofstra University

Research interests: 

  • Social justice pedagogy, various aspects of teacher education including writing teacher education, critical literacy, positive psychology, queer theory, and “writing hope” development in secondary and postsecondary education.

Select publications & presentations: 

  • Sieben, N. (forthcoming, July 2017). Building hopeful secondary school writers through effective feedback strategies. English Journal.
  • Sieben, N. (2016). Teaching writing hope for a just writing society. The English Record, 67 (1), 99-121.
  • Johnson, L., & Sieben, N. (2016). Minding the gap: Re-Framing writing as creative problem-solving. English Journal, 106 (1), 80-83. 
  • Sieben, N., & Hultberg, G. (2015, April). Collaboration fosters hope. English Leadership Quarterly, 37(4), 7-11. 
  • Sieben, N. (2013). ‘Why are you a teacher?’ and other questions my students dared to ask. English Journal, 103(2), 110-112.