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Gabrielle Halko

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Main Hall Room 532
720 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
Summer Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm

Phone: 610-436-2822

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Gabrielle Halko

Associate Professor; Assistant Chair For Students and Student Learning; Post-Baccalaureate Advisor
Main Hall 543


  • Ph.D., Western Michigan University
  • M.F.A., Bowling Green State University
  • B.A., College of William & Mary in Virginia


  • Children's & Young Adult Literatures and Cultures
  • Literature of the Great Depression
  • Literature of War/Internment/Occupation
  • Pedagogy of Poetry; American Poetry

Selected Talks

“’How Come I Never Learned This?’ Crafting An Alternative Narrative of WWII”  Outlawed: The Naked Truth About Censored Literature for Young People Conference, Fresno CA, April 2015

“Twice Removed: Childhood Under Japanese Occupation In WWII”
National Council of Teachers of English Convention:  Washington, DC  November 2014

“A Little Piece of England:  Race, Place, and National Identity in Narratives of Childhood Internment” International  Conference of Youth and/in Literature:  Lisbon, Portugal  July 2014

“’Just A Thing That’s Happening Now, And We Put Up With It’:  Oral History, National Identity, and Girlhood Under Japanese Internment In WWII” 
Children’s Literature Association Conference:  Columbia, SC June 2014


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