Tati Wardi

About Me
Tati Lathipatud Durriyah, Ph.D is the Head of the MA in Education program. Dr. Tati was a Fulbright recipient of a master’s degree at Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, and earned a Ph.D. from the School of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University, OH. Her article published in Reading Horizons was included in the 2021 Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English of NCTE. Tati has authored chapters on children’s literature and student teachers’ reading engagement in two books by Rowman & Littlefield, USA. Dr. Tati serves as an external review board in the Journal of Literacy and Language Education (JOLLE) of the University of Georgia and has reviewed articles in several international journal publications. Tati’s expertise in literacy education has been central to the literacy education roadmap at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Kemendikbudristek), especially in devising the conceptualization and development of literacy education (GTK) and literacy access program (Badan Bahasa and Puskurbuk). Her opinion essays on literacy education have been published in Kompas (e.g., Pedagogy menapis misinformasi [Pedagody filters misinformation] and Koran Tempo (“Paradigma Baru Pendidikan literasi”. Prior to UIII, Tati served as a lecturer at the Master of English Education program at Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia. Dr. Tati D Wardi can be reached by email at

About research interest: “My research interests revolve around literacy education in teacher education, specifically digital literacy, literature-based literacy education, and children’s literature.”

Work Experience
Head of the MA in Education
Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia
2021 - PRESENT
Department of Education, Development, Teaching & Learning College of Education and Professional Studies
UIN Syarif Hidayatullah
2016 - PRESENT
EHE School of Education, Ohio State University
2009 - 2013
World Education Services (WES), New York
2007 - 2008
Doctoral Degree in Teaching and Learning/Literacy, Literature for Children and Young Adults
The Ohio State University

Master's Degree in International and Transcultural Studies/Bilingual/ Bicultural Education
Teachers College, Columbia University

Bachelor Degree in English Education
UIN Syarif Hidayatullah
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