Contributor biographical information for Best practices in literacy instruction / Lesley Mandel Morrow, Linda B. Gambrell, Michael Pressley, editors ; foreword by Dorothy S. Strickland.


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Lesley Mandel Morrow, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and past president of the International Reading Association.

Linda B. Gambrell, PhD, is Professor and Director of the School of Education at Clemson University. Prior to coming to Clemson University, she was Associate Dean for Research at the University of Maryland, where she taught graduate and undergraduate reading and language arts courses. Widely recognized for her research and teaching, she has published numerous articles and books. She began her career as an elementary classroom teacher and reading specialist.

Michael Pressley, PhD, is a professor of educational psychology and teacher education at Michigan State University. A leading expert in primary-level literacy education, he has received major research awards from the International Reading Association and the American Educational Research Association. He has published about 250 articles, chapters, and books.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Language arts -- United States.
Reading comprehension -- United States.
Literacy -- United States.