Martha Ritter, Ph.D.

Martha Ritter, Ph.D.     Education/Behavior Sciences

  • Associate Professor, Education
  • Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs/ Certification Officer

Degree Information:
  • Ph.D. Education, University of New Hampshire
  • M.Ed. Elementary Education, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A. Anthropology, Tufts University

Courses Taught:
  • Primary Literacy
  • Content Area Literacy
  • Foundations of Education
  • Curriculum I and II

Research interests:
Democracy and Education, Moral Education, Critical Literacy

Publications and Presentations:

“Close All Borders: Responses to Immigration in a Middle School Classroom” (2012) Association of Moral Education, San Antonio, TX.

“Who Belongs? Moral Conversations in an Eighth Grade Classroom” (2011) American Educational Research Association, Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA.

“Who Belongs? Moral Conversations in an Eighth Grade Classroom” (2011) American Educational Research Association, Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA.

“We Don’t Love to Read” (2009) National Council of Teachers of English
“Standing in Shadow of Solidarity” (2009) American Educational Studies Association


Professional Memberships:
  • Philosophy of Education Society
  • American Educational Studies Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Association for Moral Education

Service:
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Retention Committee

Personal Interests:
Hiking, Gardening


Contact Information:
Phone: 603.899.1061
Fax: 603.899.4064
Office location: 4th Floor Library
Email: ritterm@franklinpeirce.edu