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Dr. Kathleen J. Tate is the author of the Melvin and Muffin book series. Kathleen has worked in a few fields, but has spent most of her professional life in the field of education. She has been an elementary special education teacher, professor, and program director/university administrator.


Dr. Tate has a B.A. in Soviet and East European Studies and M.Ed. in Special Education from the University of Texas, where she also acquired lifetime teaching certificates in elementary self-contained (Grades 1-8), theatre arts (Grades 1-8), and special education (PreK-12). She earned a Ph.D. in Elementary Education from Florida State University.  

Kathleen is Editor-in-Chief of a scholarly journal, Internet Learning, Professionally, she enjoys conducting research, writing, and updating curriculum. Personally, she likes spending time with her pets, playing tennis, scrapbooking, cycling, hiking, baking, going to art/science/history museums, and eating guacamole. 

Check out Dr. Tate's author page on Amazon at  https://www.amazon.com/author/drkathleenjtate or email her at professorresearcherwriter@gmail.com