Dr. Susan R. Massey
Associate Professor and Chair, Education Department
Ph.D., University of Miami; M.S., University of Miami; B.A., Nova Southeastern University
Phone: 305-628-6546
Office: Sullivan Hall

Dr. Massey was a teacher for 35 years in a secondary school on an island in the Caribbean and was the recipient of numerous awards for dedication to education and community service, as well as Teacher of the Year in 2003. Dr. Massey works with a local elementary school to have her students work with at-risk students. She is a member of the International Literacy Association and Council for Exceptional Children. She is on the board of editors for the Florida Reading Journal. Her area of interest is with struggling and at-risk to close the gap that exists between minority students and children from low socioeconomic backgrounds compared to high socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • Massey, S. R. (2015). The Multidimensionality of Children’s Picture Books. English Journal, National Council of Teachers of English 104 (5), 45-58.
  • Massey, S. R. (2014-under review). Sustained silent reading: A boon for students in low ‘Socio Economic Status’ (SES): A study with special reference to Matthew Effects in Reading. English Journal
  • Raj, S. & Massey, S. R. (2014). Peer Review of Teaching: An effective mechanism for quality enhancement of higher education. (under review: Managing and Leading Creative Universities: The Secrets of Successful Scientists.
  • Avalos, M. A., Cuevas, P. D., Pazos-Rego, A.M., Massey, S. R. & Schumm, J. S. (Eds) (2008). Ready for the Classroom? Preparing Reading Teachers with Authentic Assessments, [Chapter 1: Standard 1: Foundational Knowledge]. International Reading Association.