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Jackie Eunjung Relyea

Assistant Professor, Literacy Education

Poe Hall 310D

(919) 515-0745


Jackie is an assistant professor of literacy education at North Carolina State University. Prior to joining the faculty, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University and University of Houston. Her primary research interests focus on academic language and reading development of young children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Her recent research focuses on the development and evaluation of literacy intervention designed to improve elementary grade students’ vocabulary and content knowledge, reading comprehension, and reading engagement. Her research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including, Child Development, Journal of Educational Psychology, Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, Reading Psychology, and Reading & Writing Quarterly.


Ph.D. in Literacy Education from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Scholarly Publications

Courses Taught

  • ECI 541  Reading In the Content Areas
  • ECI 645 Supervised Practicum in Literacy

Research Areas