Carlin Borsheim-Black is assistant professor of English language and literature at Central Michigan University (CMU), where she teaches English methods and young adult literature courses. Her scholarship and service are focused on reinventing literature curriculum and instruction for critical English education, navigating the challenges of doing multicultural work in predominantly White teaching contexts, and continually improving English teacher education. Before joining the faculty at CMU, Carlin earned master’s and doctorate degrees at Michigan State University (MSU). During her time at MSU, she was recognized with an Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award for her work with preservice teachers. Carlin previously taught high school English, drama and creative writing in Michigan and Ohio. She is affiliated with the Red Cedar Writing Project and Chippewa River Writing Projects. Her work has been published in English Journal, Teachers College Record, and Research in the Teaching of English.