MaxwellMelanieMelanie Maxwell, Lead Faculty Member for Reading Specialty Program, Assistant Professor of Education

Contact Info:


Office Location: Bennett 310

Faculty Phone:  615.966.5040

Faculty Fax: 615.966.1034

Teaching Information:

Title: Assistant Professor, Reading Specialty Program

Courses: EG-5713 Balanced Literacy, EG -5073 Language and Literacy Acquisition

Start Date at Lipscomb: August 2012


  • B. S. Early Childhood Education (Middle Tennessee State University)
  • M. Ed. Curriculum and Instruction (Middle Tennessee State University)
  • Ph.D. Literacy Studies (Middle Tennessee State University)


  • Educational Specialist:  Administration and Supervision

Area of Expertise:

  • Reading

Primary Research Interest:

  • Early literacy and comprehension

Awards and Honors:

  • Building Level Teacher of the Year:  Discovery School at Reeves Rogers

Publications and Presentations:

  • Literacy Institute: Summer 2012-Haiti

Previous Experience:

  • Academic Interventionist-Murfreesboro City Schools
  • Literacy Coach-Murfreesboro City Schools
  • Adjunct Faculty-Middle Tennessee State University