Jacqueline Edmondson

Jacqueline Edmondson is associate vice president and associate dean for undergraduate education at the Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) and professor of education (Curriculum and Instruction: Language, Culture, and Society). In her current role, she works with undergraduate curriculum and faculty across Penn State’s twenty campuses, she leads the Student Engagement Network, and she is involved with special programs related to student access, affordability, retention, and success. Her research on literacy education and education policy in the U.S. has been published in a number of academic journals and she has authored or edited ten books, including the four-volume encyclopedia “Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars and Stories That Shaped Our Culture” (2013, ABC-CLIO), winner of the 2014 Outstanding Resource Award from the American Library Association.