Graduate School of Education

Karen D. Hamlin

Karen D. Hamlin

Some of this faculty member's accomplishments include:

  • National Writing Project Site Grant $51,000 annually to provide professional development for teachers to strengthen their writing, teaching of writing and use of writing to learn across all grade levels and content areas, leadership skills and interests, and support their inquiry and research in writing and student learning
  • Collaborator on Social Justice Mini Grant to partner with Willamette Academy to help students discover their voices, tell their stories and produce and anthology of those stories to introduce themselves to professors on university campuses
  • Publications - "Seeing Leadership Transitions as Moments of Opportunity" peer reviewed National Writing Project website publication, Fall 2010 and "Writing in the Summer Institute: Foundational Practice and Emergent Opportunities" Invited gues: Blogtalk Radio, 4/8/10 8:46pm.  Archived at
  • Consistent presentations at national conferences
  • Workshop "Investing to Build Site Capacity" NWP Directors Retreat, Austin, TX, August 2, 2010
  • Reviewer - National Writing Project Annual Grant Review, February 5-7, 2010.  Berkeley, CA
  • Consultant - National Writing Project for the Wyoming Writing Project site in Laramie, Wyoming, 2009 and Northern Nevada Writing Project site, Reno, Nevada, 2009.


  • B.A., Willamette University
  • M.Ed., Oregon State University
  • Ph.D., Oregon State University