Dr. Jessica Gallo is Assistant Professor of English Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focuses on English teacher preparation, middle and secondary writing pedagogy, and rural education. Her work has been published in Voices from the Middle, English Leadership Quarterly, and Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research, among others. Before becoming a teacher educator, Dr. Gallo taught high school English in rural schools in Wisconsin. She has been a National Writing Project Teacher Leader since 2008 and is a former co-director for the Rural Wisconsin Writing Institute, a site of the Fox Valley Writing Project.
- Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction—Literacy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- M.S., Curriculum and Instruction—Literacy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- B.S. English, University of Wisconsin-Madison