Dr. Lauren Zucker is a high school English teacher, adjunct professor of education and literacy, writer, and researcher.


Lauren’s writing has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as English JournalEnglish Leadership Quarterly, and the Journal of Language and Literacy Education (access recent publications, here). Her students’ work has been featured in The New York TimesThree Teachers Talk, Sketchnote Army, and Six Word Memoirs.


Her research interests include adolescent literacy, digital literacies, self-regulated learning, and reading motivation. Her dissertation explored adolescents’ out-of-school digital reading practices. Lauren is currently working on a research project that compares print and digital reading and annotation.


  • B.A. in English, Boston University
  • B.S. in Secondary English Education, Boston University
  • M.A. in English, Rutgers University
  • Ph.D. in Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research (specialization: digital literacies), Fordham University


Lauren is the co-editor of New Jersey English Journal, and serves as the co-chair of the National Council of Teachers of English’s Commission on Digital Literacies and Teacher Education.

For more information, see her LinkedIn profile.

Feel free to contact Lauren at lauren6@gmail.com, or via Twitter @LGZreader.