Cara Mulcahy


Literacy, Elementary, & Early Childhood Education

Contact Information

Henry Barnard Hall 310-02

Phone: 860.832.2182


Office Hours

Mon: 3:00-4:00

Tues: 12:30-3:30

Wed: 12:30-1:30

Dr. Cara Mulcahy is a Professor in the Department of Literacy, Elementary, and Early Childhood Education.  Her areas of interest include critical literacy, disciplinary literacy, Readers'/ Writer's Workshop, adolescent literature and children's literature. Dr. Mulcahy has published two books: Marginalized Ltieracies: Critical Literacy in the Language Arts Classroom (2010) and Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education (2015), coauthored with Donal E. Mulcahy and Daniel G. Mulcahy

Prior to working at Central Connecticut State University Dr. Mulcahy was a middle school language arts and social studies teacher.