Karis Jones

Dr. Karis Jones is a teacher educator, literacy consultant, public humanities scholar, and community activist. She studies issues of equity in literacies learning and writing across disciplinary, fandom, and gaming spaces. 


  • PhD in English Education from New York University


  • Shelby Wolf Dissertation Award
  • Nominee for NYU Steinhardt’s 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award


  • Jones, K. and Storm, S. (2022). Sustaining Textual Passions: Teaching with Texts Youth Love. Journal of Literacy Research.

  • Jones, K. and Storm, S. (2022). Fighting Toxic Fandoms: Critical Media Compositions in a High School Classroom. NCTE Books Program.

  • Jones, K., Storm, S., and Corbitt, A. (2022). Humanizing Horror: Re-Reading Monstrosity in Popular Literature. English Journal.

  • Jones, K., Storm, S., Castillo, J. and Karbachinsky, S. (2021). Chasing New Worlds: Three stories of roleplaying in the classroom. Journal of Language & Literacy Education. 17(1), 1-17.

  • Jones, K., Storm, S. and Beck, S. (2021). Sustaining Student Voices in Writing Conferences. English Journal. 110(6), 38-44.