University at Buffalo

Tiffany Karalis Noel

Tiffany Karalis Noel

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Doctoral Studies

Clinical Assistant Professor

LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION


Specialty/Research Focus

Curriculum and Instruction; Access and Equity; Bullying; English Education; Educator Preparation; Gender, Culture, and Equity; ESL  / ENL / Bilingual; Literacy; Higher Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Qualitative Research Methods; Professional / Staff Development; Social and Emotional Development

Contact Information
505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-2455
tbkarali@buffalo.edu


Professional Summary:

My research explores issues of teacher preparation, teacher candidate identity formation, teacher professional identity formation, and teacher retention and attrition. In addition, my research examines professional identity development of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, mentoring relationships, and mentoring practices as they relate to self-efficacy, sociocultural inequity, and belongingness in higher education.

Education and Training:
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Virginia (2019)
  • Ph.D., Purdue University (2018)
  • M.Ed., Colorado State University (2015)
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)
Awards and Honors:
  • New Faculty Academy Fellow; Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo; 2019-12-20;
  • Mary Gitzen Excellence in Teaching; Oral English Proficiency Program, Purdue University; 2017-09-29;
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching; College of Education, Purdue University; 2017-05-15;
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching; Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction, Purdue University; 2017-05-15;
  • Graduate Student Teaching Excellence; Teaching Academy, Purdue University; 2017-04-25;
  • Susan Carlson Harbridge Graduate Scholarship in Literacy and Language; College of Education, Purdue University;
Grants:
Grant:
  • Exploring the Intricacies of LGBTQ+ Cyberbullying Victimization and Substance Use in Higher Education: Help-Seeking, Conflict Resolution, and Resource Utilization; Local; embrace Western New York; Awarded; (05/01/2020-05/31/2022)
Publications:
Journal Special Issue:
  • Karalis Noel, T., Gorlewski, J., & Kearney, E. (2020). SMACKtivism: A program redesign so good, you won’t know what hit you [Special Issue]. Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice, 5(2), 3-10. DOI 10.5195/ie.2020.112
Journal Article:
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020) Conflating culture with covid-19: Xenophobic repercussions of a global pandemic. Social Sciences and Humanities Open, 2(1), 100044. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssaho.2020.100044
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). Narrative inquiry: Examining the self-efficacy of content area teacher candidates. Journal of Teacher Education and Educators, 9(1), 23-60.
  • Karalis Noel, T., & Shoffner, M. (2019). From preservice to practice: Expectations of/in the secondary ELA classroom. World Journal of Education, 9(6), 35-44. https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v9n6p35
  • Karalis, T. (2018). These violent delights have violent ends: Disrupting the angst (Editorial). English Education, 50(3), 220-227.
  • Husbye, N. E., Vander Zanden, S., Wessel Powell, C., & Karalis, T. (2018). Coaching in practice-based literacy education courses: Insights from three undergraduate programs. The Reading Teacher. 72(2), p. 191-200. doi: 10.1002/trtr.1692
Book Chapter:
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2019). We can theorize in a classroom all day, but nothing beats experiencing the real thing: Experiential learning in preservice preparation. In S. L. Raya, S. Masta, S. T. Cook, & J. Burdick (Eds.) Ideating Pedagogy in Troubled Times: Approaches to Identity, Theory, Teaching, and Research (pp. 117-125). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Other:
  • Karalis Noel, T., & Rida, P. (2020). Minority women in STEM: Underrepresented and emotionally burdened [Commentary]. Teachers College Record. Retrieved from https://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=23215
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2019). Exploring non-retention of women in STEM [Commentary]. Teachers College Record. Retrieved from https://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22973
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2018). The coddling of the American mind: How good intentions are setting up a generation for failure. National Academic Advising Association Journal. Retrieved from https://www.nacada.ksu.edu
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2018). The language of cybersecurity. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. Retrieved from http://www.jmrpublication.org
  • Karalis, T. (2018). Narrative research in secondary teacher education: Examining the self-efficacy of content area teacher candidates (Doctoral dissertation).
  • Karalis, T. (2017). How I will move forward as a teacher educator in the era of Trump. Berkeley Review of Education. Retrieved from http://www.berkeleyreviewofeducation.com
  • Karalis, T. (2017). Principles of adult education workshop: Examining eating disorders' effect on parent/adolescent relationships (W. B. James & C. Cobanoglu, Eds.). In Global Conference on Education and Research (pp. 17-19). Sarasota, FL.
  • Karalis, T. (2017). Sexual misconduct in the schoolhouse: Prevention strategies for principals, teachers, coaches, and students. Teachers College Record. Retrieved from https://www.tcrecord.org/
Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Karalis Noel, T., & Miles, M. (2020). Examining mentoring relationships and experiences of minoritized STEM postdocs. Talk presented at University at Buffalo “Make Good Trouble Now” Teach-In for Racial Equity, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). A shared responsibility: Developing and implementing critical content area literacy lessons. Workshop presented at the Geneva City School District Conference, Geneva, NY.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). Ideating pedagogy in troubled times: Experiential learning in preservice preparation. Talk presented at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, MA.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). What does it mean to be College ready in 2020? Invited panelist at the Geneva City School District Conference, Geneva, NY.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., & McCarthy, H. (2019). Fostering women's sense of belonging in STEM fields. Talk presented at the Amherst Central School District Conference, Amherst, NY.;
  • Karalis, T. (2018). Teaching content-area, disciplinary, and interdisciplinary literacy. Talk presented at the Annual Graduate Student Education Research Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.;
Conferences:
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2019). Ideating pedagogy in troubled times: Experiential learning in preservice preparation. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Academy for Educational Studies Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Chicago, IL.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2019). Inquiring into tensions: Narrative research in secondary teacher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Baltimore, MD.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). Enacting, complicating, and questioning our beliefs about fieldwork: Practices and pedagogies to support teaching the English language arts methods course. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Denver, CO.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). Identity tensions: understanding a previous practitioner’s decision to pursue and depart the profession. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Denver, CO.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). New technologies and the centrality of pedagogy in the age of iGeneration. Panelist at the Center for Educational Innovation Genteel’s Excellence in Teaching Conference, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2020). Problems of practice in higher education: Localized, equity-focused, actionable. Workshop presented at the Office of Inclusive Excellence Summit, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., & Bentley, H. (2019). Content area inquiry: Cross curricular content area literacy methods. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Baltimore, MD.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., & Davis, J. (2020). Legitimizing pedagogies and preparing teachers for a multilingual reality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Denver, CO.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., & Marchionda, T. (2020). Teacher educator and practitioner partnerships: Creating a content area literacy resource bank. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Denver, CO.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., & McCarthy, H. (2020). From STEM to STEM Education: Fostering Preservice Teachers’ Sense of Belonging. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Academy for Educational Studies Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Seattle, WA.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., Gorlewski, J., Kearney, E., Stone-Johnson, C. (2019). Launching a new EdD program in Learning and Teaching in Social Contexts. Workshop presented at the convening of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, Columbia, SC.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., Gorlewski, J., Kearney, E., Stone-Johnson, C. (2019). Workshopping ideas for a new improvement science course for two types of EdD students: Educational Administration and Learning and Teaching in Social Contexts. Workshop presented at the convening of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, Columbia, SC.;
  • Sassi, K., Karalis Noel, T., & Long, S. (2020). Productive agitation in the promotion of equity: The buck stops here. Panel presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Denver, CO.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2019). Narrative research in secondary teacher education: Examining the self-efficacy of content area teacher candidates to inform teacher educators. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Academy for Educational Studies Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Savannah, GA.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2018). Empowering English learners for today’s challenges. Discussant at the annual meeting of the Virginia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Charlottesville, VA.;
  • Karalis Noel, T. (2018). Raising student voices through poetic play and experimentation. Roundtable leader at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Houston, TX.;
  • Karalis, T. (2017). Preservice content area teachers’ preparation experiences. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Academy for Educational Studies Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA.;
  • Karalis, T. (2017). Principles of adult education workshop: examining eating disorders' effect on parent/adolescent relationships. Paper presented and at the annual meeting of the Global Conference on Education and Research, University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL.;
  • Karalis, T. (2017). Teaching content area literacy methods. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, New Orleans, LA.;
  • Karalis, T. (2017). Teaching multiculturalism in education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Graduate Student Education Research Symposium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.;
  • Karalis, T. (2018). Sexual misconduct in the schoolhouse: Prevention strategies for principals, teachers, coaches, and students. Book reviewed at the bi-annual meeting of the Academy for Educational Studies Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Portland, OR.;
  • Wessel Powell, C., Karalis, T., & Bentley, H. (2018). Listening to stories: Community interviews on the impact of school choice in Indiana. Paper presented at the College of Education Power Friday, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.;
  • Johnson, T., Kerkhoff, S., & Karalis, T. (2017). (Com)Passionate English Education. English Education editorial board representative at the National Conference of Teacher of English Conference on English Education, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.;
  • Karalis, T. (2016). Accepting racial, social and economic diversities in education: Closing the achievement gap. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, Cleveland, OH.;
  • Karalis, T. (2016). Teaching assistant scholarship of teaching and learning. Poster presented at the Teacher Academy Symposium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.;
  • Karalis, T., Parton, C., & Bentley, H. (2016). All or nothing: The impact of standardization and perfectionism on students’ success. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Academy for Educational Studies Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT.;
Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Editorial Assistant, English Education
    05/01/2017-08/01/2018
  • Reviewer for the following journals: Teachers College Record, English Education, English Journal, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, Journal of Teacher Education and Educators, The Reading Teacher, Reading Research Quarterly, The Teacher Educator
    08/01/2015-08/01/2025
Professional Service:
  • NCTE Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusivity, Member
    01/01/2020-
  • ELATE Commission on English Methods Teaching and Learning, Member
    11/21/2019-
  • ELATE Commission on Everyday Advocacy, Member
    11/21/2019-
  • ELATE Commission to Support Early Career ELA Teachers, Member
    11/21/2019-
  • Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, Institutional Delegate
    06/01/2019-
  • American Educational Research Association (Division K), Conference Proposal Reviewer
    08/01/2017-
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    Contact Information

    505 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-2455
    tbkarali@buffalo.edu