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Patricia Edwards-Teacher Education Faculty
Patricia Edwards
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Patricia Edwards is a professor of teacher education, the first African American president of the Literacy Research Association (formerly the National Reading Conference), and the 2010-2011 President of the International Reading Association. She has developed ...
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Leigh A. Hall-Teacher Education Student
Leigh A. Hall
Leigh A. Hall, Ph. D. 2005, is an associate professor of literacy studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Hall's work focuses on adolescents who have difficulties comprehending subject-matter texts in school. Her specific areas of expertise include reading comprehension, identity, and adolescent literacy. Hall is the recipient of the Literacy Research Association's Early Career Award and co-author of the book Empowering Struggling Readers: Practices for the Middle Grades Classroom (Guilford, 2011). While at MSU, Hall worked closely ...