Old children's literature books

Meet Our Faculty

Authors of a number of books and countless essays, members of our program have national and international reputations in the field of Children's Literature. They can be often found lecturing or at conferences in the U.S and abroad. In addition, some serve as officers in organizations like the Children's Literature Association and the International Research Society for Children's Literature. 

DaleyLashon Daley
NCSCL Director
Assistant Professor

Office: AL-217
Email: [email protected]

Areas: Black Girlhood Studies, Children's and Adolescent Literature, Performance and New Media, Folklore

SalemLinda Salem
Office: LIB ADD 1101P
Phone: (619) 594-5148
Email: [email protected]

Areas: Children's literature illustration; Rare books and special collections; Comparative Literature/children's literature; Edward Gorey Personal Library;
Equity, diversity, and inclusion in children's and young adult book collections; World children's literature

SerratoPhillip Serrato
Associate Professor
Office: AL-225
Phone: (619) 594-5170
Email: [email protected]

Areas: Gothic and Horror Studies, Chicanx Literature, Film, and Performance, Children's and Young Adult Literature

ThomasJoseph T. Thomas, Jr.
Office: AL-255
Phone: (619) 594-8430
Email: [email protected]

Areas: American Poetry, Children’s Literature

Past Faculty

Alida Allison
Professor Emerita

June Cummins-Lewis
Professor Emerita

Jerry Griswold
Professor Emeritus
Email: [email protected]

Lois Kuznets
Professor Emerita

Peter F. Neumeyer
Professor Emeritus

Carole Scott
Professor Emerita
Email: [email protected]

Mary Galbraith
Retired Lecturer
Email: [email protected]