College of Education > Faculty & Staff > Faculty A-Z > Roxanne Owens
Dr. Owens taught junior high students in Chicago prior to teaching at DePaul. She enjoys teaching the Children’s Literature course and spending time in schools with her students. She currently serves as the editor of the highly regarded Illinois Reading Council Journal . She is a sought after speaker on topics ranging from visual literacy to Dr. Seuss . She has managed over $1 million in grants related to teacher development, technology, and literacy.
Research Interests Children's Literature, Technology and Reading/Language Arts, Aural Media, School/University Partnerships, Catholic Schools
Awards and Honors DePaul University Excellence in Teaching Award DePaul University Spirit of DePaul Award DePaul University Excellence in Public Service Award Illinois Reading Council Hall of Fame Illinois Reading Council Parents and Reading Award
Presentations"The Nonsense and Good Sense of Dr. Seuss: The Man, The Myth, and the Women Behind the Legend", presented at various conferences.
"I See What You're Saying": Using Visual Images, Multiple Genre, and Varied Text Structures to Expand Literacy Engagement" presented at various conferences.