Heidi Hadley



Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Language and Literacy Education, 2019, The University of Georgia
  • MEd, Reading Education, 2011, Texas Woman’s University


  • ENG 732 Graduate Seminar: Introduction to Qualitative Research Theories and Methods in English Education
  • SEC 302 General Methods of Instruction: Middle and Secondary Schools
  • ENG 405 Methods of Teaching English in Secondary Schools
  • ENG 432/433 Student Teaching Seminar

Professional experience

Selected publications

  • Hadley, H. Navigating moments of hesitation: Portraits of evangelical English language arts teachers. Myers Education Press. 2021
  • Toliver, S. R. & Hadley, H. L. Rhetorically speaking: On white preservice teachers’ failure to imagine an anti-racist English education. English Teaching: Practice and Critique. DOI 10.1108/ETPC-09-2020-0112. 2021.
  • Hadley, H. L. There’s hope for us all: Transformative moments. English Journal, 110(5), 109-11. 2021.

Research and professional interests

  • Teacher identity
  • Religion and religious education
  • Teacher education