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Todd Finley

Todd Blake Finley, PhD, is a tenured professor of English Education at East Carolina University. He has taught elementary and 7-12th grade English and co-developed the Tar River Writing Project. He was selected as one of the Top 12 Global Teacher Bloggers of 2014 by Cathy Rubin for the Huffington Post and again in 2015.

His books are available on Amazon.
Personal Blog: Todd's Brain at
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Twitter: @finleyt.

Areas of Interest: 
Writing Pedagogy,
and New Media

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