Kathy Herndon

Dr. Kathleen Herndon, Professor of English

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Office: EH 450A
Phone: 801-626-6217
Email: kherndon@weber.edu

Teaching and Research Interests:

Children's Literature, Young Adult Literature, Middle Eastern Women Writers, Film and Literature

Recent Courses:

Middle Eastern Women Writers, Crossing Cultures Through Film and Literature, Novels into Film, Children's Literature, Teaching with Young Adult Literature

Publications and Presentations:


  • Professional Development of Teacher Educators in Higher Education: How Do We Stay Current? With Shannon Butler, International Society for Teacher Education, Kristiansand, Norway, May 14-19, 2011. 
  • The Importance of Unheard Voices: "Integrating Middle Eastern Literature into Pre-Service Methodology Courses." International Society for Teacher Education, Stirling. Scotland, June 23-July 1, 2007.


  • "Cinderella, Ph.D." Panel Presentation Weber State University Storytelling Festival with Eric Amsel and Rosemary Conover, February 24, 2011.
  • "Selecting Multicultural Literature for K-12 Students." Utah council of the International Reading Association, October, 2010. 
  • "Brundibar. Holocaust Commemoration, with Karen Brookens, Weber State University, April 6, 2009.
  • "Muslim Communities in contemporary Europe." Honors Issues Forum, Weber State University,
  • January 31, 2007.