David Kirkland

David Kirkland is Assistant Professor of English Education at New York University. His research interests focus on youth culture, language and literacy studies, African American studies, and urban teacher education. He taught secondary reading and English language arts for five years in two major Michigan cities. Currently, he is writing two books: A Search Past Silence: Exploring Literacy in the Life of a Young Black Man and The Promise in their Eyes: Using Youth Culture to Teach Secondary...See more