University of Vermont

Faculty Biography

Faculty Biography | Alan Tinkler

Alan Tinkler

Alan Tinkler, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Waterman 409C
(802) 656-1424

Areas of Expertise:

Curriculum and Instruction; English Language Learners; Ethics; Reading Education and Literacy; School Transformation; Social Justice; Teacher Education


Selected Publications

  • Tinkler, A., Tinkler, B., Hausman, E., & Tufo-Strouse, G. “Key Elements of Effective Service-Learning Partnerships from the Perspective of Community Partners.” Accepted with revisions by Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement.
  • Tinkler, B., hannah, c. l., Tinkler, A., & Miller, E. (2014). Analyzing a service-learning experience using a social justice lens. Teaching Education, 25(1), 82-98. doi:10.1080/10476210.2012.744742
  • Tinkler, A., Tinkler, B., Gerstl-Pepin, C., and Mugisha, V. (2014). “The Promise of a Community-Based, Participatory Approach to Service-Learning in Teacher Education.” The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 18(3), 209-232.


  • Ph.D. in English from University of Denver

Professional Associations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)