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Anita Dutrow

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Anita Dutrow’s formal academic background is in Curriculum Development, Reading, and Administration. She has served as both a teacher and an administrator in private schools, and in colleges. Some of these roles have in included Teacher Education Program Chairperson, Director of NCATE Accreditation, and Director of Field Work. She has researched and presented her work extensively both internationally as well as domestically. Dr. Dutrow currently serves as a Peer Reviewer for two Middle School Education Journals. She has been part of the teaching community for over 40 years and has been part of Walden University since 2009 as Contributing Faculty where she has taught classes, Chaired Doctoral Committees, and served as a URR. Dr. Dutrow has been part of the Middle School Association, ASCD, CAEP and other professional organizations throughout her career. Research, research questions and studies have been a passion for many years. Some of the most interesting research has centered on middle school students and reading. Some other interesting research topics include: early reading and heroes, nursing students, community college reading skills, school-college partnerships, math and science perceptions of middle school students, pre-service teachers, issues of diversity, etc. All of this research has led to presentations internationally, as well as domestically

Courses Taught

EDuc 8090 - Doctoral Study Intensive

EDUC 8102 - Applied Research and Adult Learning

EDUC 8745 - Applied Research in Education


PhD, Virginia Tech