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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Kamania Wynter-Hoyte, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
Department: Teacher Education
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-6240
Office: Wardlaw 107
Kamania Wynter-Hoyte, Ph.D.


Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning: Language & Literacy at Georgia State University.

Selected Publications

Wynter-Hoyte, K., & Smith, M. (2020). Hey Black child: Do you know who you are? Using African Diaspora Literacy to Humanize Blackness in Early Childhood Education. Journal of Literacy Research, 52(4), p. 406-431.

Wynter-Hoyte, K., Long, S., Frazier, J. & Jackson, J. (2020). Liberatory praxis in preservice teacher education: Claiming Afrocentrism as foundational in critical language and literacy teaching. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.

Boutte, G., Johnson, G., Wynter-Hoyte, K., & Uyoata, U.E. (2017). Using African diaspora literacy to heal and restore the souls of young Black children. International Critical Childhood Policy Studies. 6 (1), p 66-79.


Family & Community Literacy Practices, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, African Diaspora Literacy

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