Lynne B. Alvine, Ed.D.

Professor of English


Graduate Studies in Composition & TESOL

Contact Information

  • Office:  359 Sutton Hall

Mailing Address

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Department of English

Leonard Hall, Room 114-A

421 North Walk

Indiana, PA 15705-1094


Doctoral Degree



Undergraduate Courses

  • English 101: College Writing

  • English 121: Humanities Literature

  • English 314: Speech and Communication in Secondary English

  • English 318: Adolescent Literature

Graduate Courses

  • English 518: Adolescent Literature

  • English 630: Research on Teaching Literature and Literacy

  • English 690: Writing as a Way of Learning

  • English 730: Teaching Writing



Research Interests

  • Adolescent Literature

  • Gender and Teaching

  • Teaching Composition -- Theory and Practice

  • Teaching Literature -- Theory and Practice

  • Literacy Acquisition

Selected Publications

  • (2000). “A 20th Century Teacher Educator Enters the 21st Century,” Current Issues on Technology in Teacher Education, Vol. 1, Online Journal.

  • (2000). “A ‘Wall of Literacy Learning’:  First Grade through College.” The Voice, Newsletter of the National Writing Project.

  • (2000). "Shaping the Teaching Self Through Autobiographical Narrative. The High School Journal, 82:4.

  • (1999). Breaking the Cycle: Gender, Literacy, and Learning. Co-Edited with Linda Cullum, Heinemann Boynton/Cook.


Service-English Department