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beth graue

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
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Research interests

early childhood policy & practice research methodology


Elizabeth Graue is Sorenson Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A former kindergarten teacher, she received her PhD in Research & Evaluation Methodology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her research interests include kindergarten policy and practice (particularly as they relate to readiness issues), home-school relations, research methodology, and classroom practice. She is currently engaged in a NSF funded professional development program for preK teachers focused on developmentally & culturally relevant preK mathematics. She is the author of Ready for What? Constructing Meanings of Readiness for Kindergarten and with Daniel Walsh Studying Children in Context: Theories, Methods & Ethics.


Co-authors (4)

Publications (5)

  • Local Control in the era of Accountability : A case study of Wisconsin preK

    • Graue M
    • Wilinski B
    • Nocera A
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  • From the Guest Editors: Early Childhood Teacher Education in a Time of Change

    • Ryan S
    • Graue B
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  • Agency, authority, and action in family literacy scholarship: An analysis of the epistemological assumptions operating in family literacy scholarship

    • Compton-Lilly C
    • Graue B
    • Rogers R
    • et al.
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  • The Transformative Power of Reviewing

    • Graue B
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  • A Bakhtinian Analysis of particular home school relations

    • Elizabeth M
    • Kroeger J
    • Prager D

Professional experience


University of Wisconsin at Madison

June 1999 - Present


PhD Research and evaluation methodologies

University of Colorado

September 1986 - December 1990(4 years)

M.Ed Policy and Research

University of Illinois at Chicago

September 1981 - May 1983(2 years)

B.S. Early Childhood Education

College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

September 1974 - December 1978(4 years)