Taraneh Matloob Haghanikar, PhD

Associate Professor, Literacy Education

Taraneh Matloob Haghanikar

SEC 107F 

(319) 273-2564

Taraneh Matloob Haghanikar, PhD

Associate Professor, Literacy Education

Teaching Interests

Introductory and advanced undergraduate children’s literature

Graduate children’s literature

Expository Writing

Research Interests

Children’s Literature

Multicultural Children’s Literature

Virtual Reality

Narrative Medicine

Professional Accomplishments

Matloob Haghanikar, T., & Pavonetti, L.M. (October 2020). Representations of play in Caldecott medal and honor books during 1938-1949 and 2001-2014. In Deszcz-Tryhubczak, J., & Kalla, B. (Eds.), Rulers of literary playgrounds. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003048985

Matloob Haghanikar, T. & Hooper, L.M. (2020). Teaching about homelessness through multicultural picture books and virtual reality in pre-service teacher education. The Journal of Educational Technology Systems.

Matloob Haghanikar, T. (2020). Multicultural children’s literature: The ethnicity of the implied author and the implied reader. Children’s Literature in English Language Education (CLELE), 8(1). 10-30

Matloob Haghanikar, T. (2019). Diversifying our curriculum: Values and intercultural experiences through educational technology. The Journal
of Educational Technology Systems, https://doi.org/10.1177/0047239519875735

Matloob Haghanikar, T. (Dec 27, 2017). Patterns in multicultural young adults’ novels about Persian culture. The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, 8(2) 1-23.

Matloob Haghanikar, T. (2016). The character in the mask: An analysis of mask in Art Spiegelman’s maus. In M. A. Abate & J. S. Sanders (Eds.), Good grief! Children and comics (pp. 121-144). Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Libraries, DOI: 10.18061/1811/77539

Matloob, T. (2015). How would I like to read a Mawlawna ebook? Children’s Interests and Concerns When Reading E-books. New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship, 21(1), 59-76, DOI: 10.1080/13614541.2015.976094

Matloob, T. (2013). Cultural authenticity in Susan Fletcher’s shadow spinner. Children's Literature, 41, 225-244.