Dobbs Awarded Harvard’s Jeanne Chall Student Research Award

Christina Dobbs was awarded the Jeanne Chall Student Research Award, to be presented on October 9, 2013 at the annual Chall lecture.

The Chall Award recognizes doctoral work which “focuses on an aspect of reading research on beginning reading, readability, and reading difficulty with special emphasis on adult literacy, reading assessment, early reading, and stages of reading, writing, and vocabulary development.” Dobbs received the award for her research into adolescent writing, completing her dissertation about the academic language writing of middle graders.

Learn more about Dobbs’ current research here.

Learn more about Jeanne Chall and the Research Award here.