Janine began her teaching career in 1994 teaching high school English in rural Appalachia. She spent 13 years in Ohio teaching English and coaching gymnastics, cross country and track before moving West to pursue her Ph.D. in Literacy and Language Education. Most recently, she has taught Education courses for both Washington State University and Whitworth University. When Janine is not reading, writing, or researching, she enjoys trail running with her dog and cheering on Cincinnati, Ohio sports’ teams.
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