Joe Sutliff Sanders
Ph.D. 2005, University of Kentucky
Office: English/Counseling Services Bldg. 110
Phone: (785) 532-2173
Fields of interest:
Children's and Adolescent Literature, Multicultural Literature, Women's Studies.
Joe Sutliff Sanders is a specialist in children's and adolescent literature, and he teaches a broad variety of courses relevant to books for young readers. He is the co-editor of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden: A Children's Classic at 100 and the author of Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story. His current book project explores how nonfiction for young people can invite critical engagement. In addition to these subjects, he has a particular passion for comics, graphic novels, fantasy, science fiction, and horror. His work appears in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, Teaching African-American Women's Writing, Children's Literature, Extrapolation, the Children's Literature Association Quarterly, The Lion and the Unicorn, and elsewhere.