Molly Mee

Assistant Department Chair and Professor, Director of Middle School Program

Molly Mee

Contact Info

Hawkins Hall, Room 405E


Ed. D., Curriculum & Instruction, English Language Arts Education & Teacher Supervision/Preparation, George Washington University, 2000

Teaching Credential, Single Subject English, San Diego State University, 1994

B.A., Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, & Fine Arts, University of Dayton, 1989

Areas of Expertise

Curriculum and Instruction


Mee, M. & Rogers Haverback, H. (2016).  Building the plane as we fly it: Essential elements for a successful middle school program and partnership. The Handbook of Resources in Middle Level Education: Clinical Preparation at the Middle Level: Practices and Possibilities,Vol 2 (pp. 77-93) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Rogers Haverback H., Mee, M. & Korengold, L. (2015).  Not just nor fair: Teacher candidates’ perspectives on race and class issues within post-Katrina schools. Race, Gender, & Class, 23 (1), 83-92.

Rogers Haverback, H. & Mee, M. (2015) Reading and teaching in an urban middle school: Preservice Teachers’ Efficacy and Embedded Reading Field Experiences.Middle Grades Research Journal, 10 (1), 17-30. 

Mee, M. & Rogers Haverback, H. (2014).  Commitment, preparation, and early career frustrations: Examining future attrition of middle school teachers. American Secondary Education Journal, 42 (3), 39-50. 

Rogers Haverback, H. & Mee, M.(2013). Middle school teachers’ perceptions of the benefits and barriers of common planning. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 7(2), 6-19.

Mee, M., Rogers Haverback, H., & Passe, J. (2012). For the love of the middle: A glimpse into why one group of preservice teachers chose middle grades education. Middle Grades Research 

Mee. M.(2012). A Case Study of Effective Common Planning Time and its Positive Outcomes. In S.B. Mertens, V.A. Anfara, M. Caskey, N. Flowers (Ed.),  Common Planning Time in Middle Level Schools: Research Studies from the MLER SIG’s  National Project. (pp. 131-148). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.     

Mee, M.(2007).  Socratic seminar and young adolescent motivation: A    developmentally appropriate practice.  In  S.B. Mertens, V. A. Anfara, M. Caskey (Ed.), The Young Adolescent and the Middle School(pp. 141-161).  Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Levin, D. & Mee, M. (2018). The boy in the middle: Attending to the social, emotional, and physical needs of the middle school child. AMLE Magazine.

 Mee, M.(2016). John Dewey. In S.B. Mertens, M. M. Caskey, & N. Flowers (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Middle GradesEducation (2nd Edition)(pp. 137). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Mee, M.(2007). Enough about you, let’s talk about me: Student voice in the classroom. Middle Ground, 10 (3), 37-38.

 Mee, M.(2005).  From Reluctant to Responsive Readers:Motivating Readers with Socratic Dialogue, ASCD Express, 1 (1).Journal , 7 (4), 1-14.