Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Studies


Brief Biography

Thomas DeVere Wolsey, Ed. D., teaches graduate courses in research and literacy in the Department of International and Comparative Education at The American University in Cairo. He leads professional development for teachers in Guatemala, Mexico, China, on the Hopi Reservation and throughout the United States, among other places.  He is the author or co-author of seven books for teachers and teacher educators with two more in development. Dr. Wolsey has developed training materials for the California Department of Education, TextProject, San Diego State University and North County (San Diego) Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program. His specialties include exploring intersections of literacy and technology, middle grades and secondary literacy practices, teacher preparation, and green school design. 


      • Southern Utah University (formerly Southern Utah State College) (BS 1986)
      • California State University at San Bernardino (MA 1990)
      • University of San Diego/San Diego State University (EdD 2008)