McWhorter, Kathleen T. 1944-

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McWhorter, Kathleen T. 1944-


Born October 10, 1944, in Buffalo, NY; daughter of Harry and Ruth E. Thompson; married Thomas R. McWhorter. Education: State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 1965, Ed.M., 1968, Ph.D., 1974.


Home—Akron, NY. Office—Niagara County Community College, 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd., Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail—[email protected].


Reading teacher and department head at public schools in West Seneca, NY, 1965-68; State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, instructor, 1969-71; Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY, professor of humanities, 1971—. Consultant to Carborundum Corp., Niagara County Manpower Training Program, and Niagara County Youth Employment Training Program.


National Association of Developmental Educators, National Council of Teachers of English, College Reading and Learning Association, College Reading Association, Textbook Authors Association, New York State Learning Skills Association.


College Reading and Study Skills, Longman (New York, NY), 1980, 10th edition, 2007.

Efficient and Flexible Reading, Longman (New York, NY), 1983, 7th edition, 2005.

Guide to College Reading, Longman (New York, NY), 1986, 7th edition, 2007.

Study and Thinking Skills in College, Longman (New York, NY), 1988, 6th edition published as Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College, 2006.

Academic Reading, Longman (New York, NY), 1990, 6th edition, 2007.

The Writer's Selections, Houghton-Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1997, 3rd edition, 2006.

Successful College Writing, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 2000, 3rd edition, 2006.

Essential Reading Skills, Longman (New York, NY), 2002, 3rd edition, 2007.

Reading across the Disciplines, Longman (New York, NY), 2005, 3rd edition, 2007.

Seeing the Pattern: Readings for Successful Writers, Bedford (New York, NY), 2006.

Vocabulary Simplified, 2nd edition, Longman (New York, NY), 2006.

Active Reading Skills, Longman (New York, NY), 2007.

Pathways for Writing Scenarios: From Sentences to Paragraphs, Longman (New York, NY), 2007.

Expressways for Writing Scenarios: From Paragraph to Essay, Longman (New York, NY), 2007.

Contributor to Journal of Reading and Reading Instruction Journal.