Literacy Education

Katie Walker

Assistant Professor of Literacy, Language, & Culture

Office Location

8 Bailey Hall, USM Gorham, LLC Suite, 218A



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Reading, Texas Woman’s University
  • M.Ed. Language Literacy Education, Texas Tech University
  • B.S. Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University


Katie Walker is an assistant professor of literacy, language, and culture at the University of Southern Maine. She earned her Ph.D. in Reading from Texas Woman’s University in 2017. She formerly served as an ESL/bilingual instructional coach and middle-grades literacy and ESL specialist in Texas public schools. Her work focuses on the intersections of adolescent literacy, English as a second language instruction, and middle grades education.