Erica R. Hamilton

Assistant Professor

Office Address: 476 C DEV
Phone: (616) 331-6673


  • B.A., Michigan State University (English)
  • M.A., Michigan State University (Curriculum and Teaching)
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University (Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy)

Scholarly Interests:

  • Disciplinary/content area literacy
  • Integrating technology into teaching and learning
  • Inservice and preservice teacher learning and professional development
  • History of U.S. Education

Academic/Professional Activities:

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)
  • Michigan Reading Association (MRA)
  • National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)

Teaching Areas:

  • Content Area Literacy
  • Reading/Language Arts

Additional Information:

A former public school teacher, Erica R. Hamilton currently works with preservice and inservice teachers as a course instructor, K-12 teacher coach, and professional development provider. Her teaching centers on helping preservice and inservice teachers engage students in various literacy and learning practices as well as how teachers use technology to support and enhance teaching and learning. Erica’s research combines her interests in literacy, technology, and teacher learning/development.