Department of Teacher Education

Dr. Ernest Bond

Dr. Ernest Bond is an Professor of Education at Salisbury University. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology/Sociology from Kenyon College, OH; an M.A. in Black Studies and a Ph.D. in Education from The Ohio State University. His areas of concentration are Children's Literature, and Young Adult Literature.

Dr. Bond is the 2006- 2007 recipient of the Maryland Regent's Award for Teaching Excellence. This is the highest honor that the University of Maryland Board of Regents bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement. He is also the Carnegie Foundation's 2007 Maryland Professor of the Year.  He has served on the juries for the Green Earth Book Awards (NMF), Outstanding International Books for Children and Young Adults (USBBY), the Hans Christian Andersen Award (IBBY), and the US Professor of the Year Awards (CASE/Carnegie).

Dr. Bond has authored and co-authored books (Literature and the Young Adult Reader, and Interactive Assessment), chapters (in Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter), articles (in Theory into Practice, Journal of Children's Literature), and book reviews (Bookbird, School Library Journal). He is also a member of the Children Book Guild, the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY),The International Reading Association (IRA), The State of Maryland International Reading Association (SOMIRAC) and the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English).