Anne Ticknor, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education

Dr. Anne Swenson Ticknor is an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies at East Carolina University. Dr. Ticknor has over 20 years of experience as an elementary teacher, professional development facilitator, literacy specialist, and teacher educator. Dr. Ticknor researches the topics of identity, relationships, agency, and equity as mediated through literacy. Dr. Ticknor has received several awards and honors recognizing her focus on diversity, inclusion, and mentoring new faculty.


Inclusive Classrooms; Affirming Identities in Teaching, specifically race, ethnicity, LGBTQ+, and gender identities; Culturally Responsive Instruction; Literacy Education with a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lens; Professional & Learning Identities; Agency in Instructional Decision-Making