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Leila Christenbury

Leila Christenbury is Commonwealth Professor of English Education at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, and a 40-year veteran teacher both in secondary English and higher education.  She is a former editor of English Journal and past president of the National Council of Teachers of English.  In recognition of her account of returning to teach in the English classroom, she is the recipient of both the  David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in Teaching and the James N. Britton Award for Educational Research. Leila has recently  served as NCTE's Council Historian for the organization's centennial and, at  VCU, she has been professor, department chair, and interim dean.

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