Maritza Moulite is a first year PhD student in the Graduate School of Education focusing on Reading/Writing/Literacy. She aims to improve literacy in under-resourced communities after being inspired to study education from her time as a literacy tutor and pre-k teacher assistant. Maritza is the author of the young adult novels Dear Haiti, Love Alaine, and One of the Good Ones (Inkyard Press/HarperCollins). She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in women’s studies and the University of Southern California with a master’s in journalism. Her favorite song is “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire.
last updated: August 2020