Loukia K. Sarroub



Representative Publications

Book: All American Yemeni Girls: Being Muslim in a Public School. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.

Winner of the Edward B. Fry Book Award, 2005

Selected Articles and Book Chapters:

Ryanti, Dwi & Sarroub, L. K. (2016). Indonesian pre-service teachers' identities in a micro-teaching context: Learning to teach English in an Indonesian teacher education program. In Melissa Fellin and Tyler Barrett (Eds.), Trancultural flows of English and eduation in Asian contexts, pp. 49-68. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, Rowan and Littlefield Publishing Group.

Quadros, S. & Sarroub, L. K. (2016). The case of three Karen families: Literacy practices in a family literacy classroom. Diaspora, indigenous, & minority education 10 (1), 1-13.

Sarroub, L. K. & Quadros, S. (2015). Critical pedagogy in classroom discourse. In Martha Bigelow and Johanna Ennser-Kananen (Eds.), Handbook of educational linguistics, pp. 252-260. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

Sarroub, L. K. & Pernicek, T. (2016). Boys, boredom, and books: A case of three high school boys and their encounters with literacy. Reading and Writing Quarterly 32 (1), 27-55. DOI: 10.1080/10573569.2013.859052 (2014)

Staples-Farmer, S. & Sarroub, L. K. (2014). Incorporating writing into the classroom to address social issues: Analysis and action, chapter 2. In Samuel Totten and Jon E. Pedersen (Eds.), Educating about social issues in the 20th and 21st centuries: A critical annotated bibliography, volume 3, pp. 23-58. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Protacio, S. & Sarroub, L. K. (2013). A case study of reading instruction in a Philippine classroom, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, DOI:10.1080/02188791.2013.788477.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2013.788477

Sarroub, L. K. (2012). Are the challenges and opportunities in contemporary diverse classrooms being met? Point. In Jonathan Eakle (Ed.), Curriculum and instruction: Debating issues in American education. (pp. 124-134). Counterpoint by Lisa Patel Stevens, pp. 134-141. Sage Publications.

Sarroub, L. K. (2010). Discontinuities and differences among Muslim Arab-Americans: Making it at home and school. In Malu Dantes and Patrick Manyak (Eds.), Learning from/with diverse famlies: Home-school connections in a multicultural society. Mawah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sarroub, L. K. (2009). Finding husbands, finding wives: How being literate creates crisis. In Laurie MacGillivray (Ed.) Literacy practices in times of crisis. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sarroub, L. K. (2009). Glocalism in literacy and marriage in transnational lives. Critical Inquiry in Language Studies (Special Issue: Immigration, Language, and Education) 6(1-2), 63-80.

Sarroub, L. K. (2008). Living "glocally" with literacy success in the Midwest. Theory Into Practice 47 (1), 59-66. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/40

Sarroub, L.K. (September 2007). Seeking refuge in literacy from a scorpion bite. Ethnography and education 2(3), 365-380.http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/34

Sarroub, L. K. (2007)How Yemeni American women use literacy: North America. Encyclopedia of women and Islamic culture, volume 5. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/28

Sarroub, L. K., Pernicek, T., & Sweeney, T. (May 2007). I was bitten by a scorpion: Reading in and out of school in a refugee's life. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 50(8), 668-679 Sarroub, Pernicek, & Silva 2007.

Hostetler, K., Latta, M. M., & Sarroub, L.K. (May 2007). Retrieving meaning in teacher education: The question of being. Journal of teacher education 58 (3), 231-244.http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/26

2005). Book Review: Arab American Faces and Voices: The Origins of an Immigrant Community by Elizabeth Boosahda. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. In The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 22(1), pp. 125-127. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/37

Sarroub, L. K. (2004). Reframing for decisions: Transforming talk about literacy assessment among teachers and researchers. In Rebecca Rogers (Ed.), New directions in critical discourse analysis: The role of language and learning in social transformation. Erlbaum.http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/27

Sarroub, L. K. (2002). From neologisms to social practice: An Analysis of the Wanding of America. Anthropology & Education Quarterly 33 (3), 297-307. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/32

Sarroub, L. K. ( 2002). In-betweenness: Religion and conflicting visions of literacy. Reading Research Quarterly (37) 2, pp. 130-148. PDF Version

Sarroub, L. K. (Spring 2002). Arab American youth in perspective. Newsletter of the society for research on adolescence, 3-6. http://digitalcommons.unl/teachlearnfacpub/36

Sarroub, L. K. ( Fall 2001). The sojourner experience of Yemeni American high school students: An ethnographic portrait. Harvard Educational Review 71 (3), pp 390-415. PDF Version

Sarroub, L. K. (2000). Education. In Anan Ameri and Dawn Ramey (Eds.), Arab American Encyclopedia. Detroit: UXL/Gale Group.

Tatto, M.T., Lundstrom-Ndibongo, V., Neuman, B., Nogle, S.E., Sarroub, L., Weiler, J.M., (November 2000). The education of migrant children in Michigan. JSRI Occasional Paper #72, The Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
Also available at http://www.jsri.msu.edu/RandS/research/ops/oc72abs.html or http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/33.

Sarroub, L. K. and Pearson, P. D. (Nov./Dec.1998). Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back: The Stormy History of Reading Comprehension Assessment. The Clearinghouse, 72 (2), 97-105http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/39/

Spencer RTG Fellows. (1998). Commentary. Journal of Literacy Research, 30 (3), pp. 435-438.

Bisesi, T., Brenner, D., McVee, M., Pearson P. D., and Sarroub, L. K. (1998). Assessment in Literature-Based Reading Programs: Have We Kept Our Promises? In Kathy Au and Taffy Rafael (Eds.), Literature-Based Instruction: Present Issues, Future Directions. Boston: Christopher-Gordon.http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/38/

Sarroub, L. K., Pearson, P. D., Dykema, C., and Lloyd, R. (1997). When Portfolios become part of the grading process: A case study in a junior high setting. In K. Hinchman, D. Leu, and C. Kinzer (Eds.), NRC Yearbook, 46th Edition. Chicago: National Reading Conference.http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/teachlearnfacpub/71