Contact Information
Phone:  617-353-3267

Educational History

  • Ed.D. Boston University
  • Ed.M. Boston University
  • B. Emmanuel College


  • Recipient, Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching and Boston University Teacher-Scholar Award
  • Co-director, Poetry Institute for Educators
  • Past president, International Reading Association and Reading Hall of Fame
  • Member, Jeanne S. Chall Endowment Advisory Group, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Courses Taught

  • SED LR780  Processes of Reading
  • LW781: Processes of Writing
  • LR782: History of Reading Research

Selected Publications

Selected Professional Memberships

  • International Reading Association (Past President)
  • Reading Hall of Fame (Past President)

Selected University Service

  • Advisor

Selected Professional Service

  • Member, Advisory Board
  • Editor of Journal of Education

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students at the School of Education benefit from the community feel of a small school along with the resources of a large university. Our students are in the field in both urban and suburban schools as early as their first year at SED.

Graduate Students

Talented graduate students from around the world prepare to become teachers, counselors, administrators, and more in as little as one year at the School of Education. Our students engage in diverse aspects of education both in the classroom and the field.