PARTIAL CURRICULUM VITAE: Cora Phelps Dunkley, PhD
4202 East Fowler, CIS 1040 /
Office: 813-974-1089 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dissertation: The Design and Implementation of a Media Production Program to Build Self-Esteem and Improve the Academic Behavior and Reading Achievement of At-Risk Sixth Grade Students: An Experimental Study
Full-time, Part-Time and Summer
June 2008 – Present
August 2002 to June 2008 Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South, Tampa, Florida
August 2000 to June 2002
September 1996 to June 2002
March 1992 to June 1992 Reference
September 1988 to December
PUBLIC SCHOOL EXPERIENCE
August 1986 to June 2002 Media Specialist, Merry
August 1984 to August 1986
August 1978 to June 198
March 1977 to June 1978
August 1976 to March 1977
English Teacher and Assistant Librarian,
August 1973 to June 1975 Librarian, Jackson Elementary School and Maddux Elementary School, West Memphis, Arkansas
August 1968 to June 1970
Certificate of Appreciation,
Certificate of Appreciation, Sigma Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 2004
Certificate of Appreciation,
Title IVB Fellowship,
GENERAL RESEARCH INTERESTS
Multiculturalism in children’s and young adult literature, diversity at all levels of librarianship, role of school media center in students’ academic success
CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST
Media center access and reading resources in charter schools
LIS 6565 Books and Material for Young Adults
LIS 6564 Materials for Children
6455 Organization and Administration of the
LIS 6225 Storytelling
LIS 5937 Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults
Dunkley, Cora P. “A Personal Visit with Ashley Bryan.” Children & Libraries. Vol. 6 (2) Summer/Fall (2008):
P. & Carey, James O. “Libraries and
Spencer E. Cahill, & Bridget A. Cotner. The Praeger Handbook of American High Schools,
Dunkley, Cora P. “Two
Makers in the Profession.” Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2006 Proceedings,
2006. (In press)
Dunkley, Cora P. “An Overview of the ELSUN Grant: Educating Librarians to Serve the Underserved.
Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2006 Proceedings, 2006. (In press)
Science Educators and Librarians’ Associations of Color. In Maurice B. Wheeler (Ed.),
Unfinished Business [:] Race, Equality, and Diversity in Library and Information
Science Education. Lanham
Dunkley, Cora P. “ELSUN Scholars Challenged by Library Professionals: Will You Lead or
Dunkley, Cora P. & Wohlmuth, Sonia. “Hispanic Heritage Month and Multiculturalism: An
XXI: 2, 2004, 49-51.
Dunkley, Cora P. “
Dunkley, Cora P. “The Importance of Kinship as Perceived in Three Coretta Scott King
Award Books [:] Protagonists Surviving the Loss of Family.” Journal of Youth
Services in Libraries, 2:1, 40-43, Fall 2003.
ORAL HISTORY (DVD)
Dunkley, Cora P. Producer and Researcher. Assistant Producer, Diane Austin. Director, Andrea
LaRochelle. Dr. Henrietta M. Smith and Samuel F. Morrison. Change Makers in the
2006-2007 Enhancing Student Performance and Developing Self-Assessment Models through Video in Web Based and Blended Courses , with Diane Austin
2004-2006 Principal Investigator, Education of Librarians to Serve the Underserved (ELSUN). Institute of
Museums and Library Service, with Sonia Wohlmuth
in Libraries Class, Information Session: Racial Justice, 2007.
.Dunkley, Cora P. Overview of the ELSUN Grant: Educating Librarians to Serve the Underserved. Joint
Conference of Librarians of Color,
Dunkley, Cora P. My Story: Why and How I Became a Librarian.
Dunkley, Cora P. Library Connections for Multicultural Communities. SEFLIN Regional Conference,
Dunkley, Cora P. Two
Makers in the Profession. Joint Conference of
Librarians of Color,
Dunkley, Cora P. Count Me In: Focus on Multicultural Literature.
Media in Education
Austin, Diane, Austin, Richard & Dunkley, Cora P. Technology Assisted Activities for Teaching and
Learning at a Distance. Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Smith, Henrietta, Dunkley, Cora P. & Others. Celebrating 50 Years of Heritage of Brown v. Board of
Education (U.S. Supreme Court, 1954). Museums & Cultural Heritage & Black Caucus
Interest Groups of the
Dunkley, Cora & Austin, Diane. Technology Assisted Activities for Teaching and Learning
at a Distance.
Symposium on 21st Century
Tampa, FL, 2004.
Dunkley, Cora P. & Wohlmuth, Sonia. Recruitment for Prospective Students for Institute of
Museums and Library Services (IMLS) Grant. Miami-Dade Main Public
Library. Miami, FL, 2004..
Dunkley, Cora P. & Alexander, Linda. Dia de los/Ninos/Dia de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book
Reid, Rebecca., Dunkley, Cora
P., Pace, Mel & Others. K-12
Intellectual Freedom. Georgia Council of
Alexander, Linda & Dunkley,
Cora P. The Purpose of the
Dunkley, Cora P.
Integrating the Coretta Scott King Award and Honor Books in the
Schools’ Contact Day.
Dunkley, Cora P. & Wohlmuth, Sonia. Recruitment for Prospective Students for Institute
of Museums and Library Services (IMLS)
Bauer, Patricia, Williams, Nancy, Dunkley, Cora P. &
Carey, James O., Bauer, Patricia, Pace, Mel, Alexander, Linda & Dunkley, Cora P. Recruiting
Dunkley, Cora P. It’s a Wonderful World When We are All Included: Key Issues
and Developments in Multicultural and Ethnic Children’s Literature. Children’s Literature
Symposium, USF Sarasota /Manatee, Sarasota, FL, 2007.
PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATIONS AND SERVICE
American Library Association
Member, Distinguished School Administrators Award Committee, 2006-Present
Member, Notable Children’s Videos Committee, 2007-2009
Chair, Coretta Scott King Diversity Fair Committee, 2007
Member, Membership Recruitment Committee, 2003-2004
Co-Chair, Awards/Public Relations Committee, 2004-2005
Chair, Black Caucus Interest Group, 2004-2005
Facilitator, Black Caucus Interest Group Session, 2005
Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.
Friends of the New
Member (CTM), Toastmasters International
Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Member, FamilyLife Weekend to Remember Volunteer Team