Michelle Hasty is a Nashville native and graduate of Metro Nashville Public Schools. She received a B.A. in English from Auburn University, an M.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Vanderbilt University, and a Ph.D. in Literacy Studies from Middle Tennessee State University. Michelle’s classroom experience is in middle and high school English Language Arts. Her current role at Lipscomb is as the Lead Faculty of Instructional Coaching, and she teaches literacy courses in the Instructional Practice program. Her research interests include adolescent literacy instruction, critical literacy, writing instruction, and reading/writing motivation. She and her husband, Michael, have four sons: Jackson, Bennett, Mason, and Baker.
Bachelor of Arts in English, Auburn University, 1995
Master of Education in Secondary English, Vanderbilt University, 1999
Doctor of Philosophy in Literacy Studies, Middle Tennessee State University, 2014