Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge

Associate Professor and ESL Program Coordinator

Department of Education

Research Interests

In the Classroom

Presentations and Publications


  • Holmes, K., Rutledge, S., & Gauthier, L. (2009). Understanding the Cultural-Linguistic Divide in American Classrooms: Language Learning Strategies for a Diverse Student Population. Reading Horizon. V(49)n. 4.

  • Rutledge, S. (2010). Teachers Attitudes toward Second Language Learners. Southern Journal of Linguistics.


  • “Reading with English Language Learners,” Center for Excellence in Literacy Instruction (CELI) Conference University of Mississippi July 29, 2009
  • “Teachers Attitudes toward Second Language Learners,” Second Junior Research
  • Meeting for Applied Linguistics, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany March 18-19, 2010
  • “Teacher Autonomy: Does it Exist?” IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) LA SIG Event, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, November 26, 2010
  • B.A.: History and Political Science, University of South Dakota
  • M.A.: English, University of South Dakota
  • Ph.D.: Curriculum and Instruction in TESOL, University of Mississippi. Dissertation: Mississippi Teachers' Attitudes and Peceptions Toward English Language Learner Inclusion

Email: morrisrutledge@calu.edu

Phone: 724-938-4724

Office: Keystone Hall Room 433