Darin Stockdill

Instructional and Program Design Coordinator

Darin  Stockdill, School of Education

Darin Stockdill is the design coordinator for the University of Michigan’s Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) and is responsible for managing the instructional and program design projects of CEDER. Before joining the staff of CEDER, Darin was the content area literacy consultant for the Oakland (Michigan) Schools ISD for four years. He was a graduate student in education at Michigan prior to this, and taught content area literacy methods courses to pre-service teachers and also researched adolescent literacy. His academic interests revolve around the connections between problem-based instruction and education for social justice, as well as the intersections of youth literacy practices and disciplinary literacies. Before graduate study, Darin was a classroom social studies and English teacher in Detroit for 10 years, working with both middle and high school students. He has a BA in history from the University of Michigan and an MA in the social foundations of education from Eastern Michigan University. He earned his doctorate in literacy, language, and culture from the University of Michigan in 2011.


Selected Publications

Kraiza, L., DeCourcy, D., & Stockdill, D. (2016). Research… Paper, Process, or Both?: Building a new model to engage students as researchers. Michigan Reading Journal 49(1), 34-44 .

Stockdill, D.& Moje, E. B.  (2013).  Adolescents as readers of social studies: Examining the relationship between youth’s everyday and social studies literacies and learning.  Berkley Review of Education 4(1):  35-68.

Learned, J., Stockdill, D., & Moje, E.B. (2011). Integrating reading strategies and knowledge building in adolescent literacy instruction. In A.E. Farstrup & J. Samuels (Ed.s), What Reading Research Has to Say (4th ed.).  Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Moje, E.B., Stockdill, D.,  Kim,  K. & Kim, H. (2010). The role of text in disciplinary learning.In M. Kamil, P. D. Pearson, P. Mosenthal, P. Afflerbach, & E. B. Moje (Eds.), Handbook of Reading Research (Vol. IV).  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum/Taylor & Francis.

Research Affiliations


10/1/2016 - 1/31/2018 Community Engagement Toolkits for Little Stones Documentary
Granting Agency: Verizon Foundation

9/1/2015 - 6/30/2016 CEDER ISA Instructional Coaching
Granting Agency: Institute for Student Achievement


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