Handbook of Research on Literacy and Diversity

Edited by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Robert Rueda, and Diane Lapp
Foreword by Edmund W. Gordon
Afterword by Eric J. Cooper

November 3, 2010
ISBN 9781609181451
Price: $59.00
464 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"
Copyright Date: 2009

Lesley Mandel Morrow, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Literacy and Chair of the Department of Learning and Teaching at the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her research interests include early literacy development and the organization and management of language arts programs. Widely published, Dr. Morrow is a recipient of the International Reading Association’s Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award and the William S. Gray Citation of Merit, among many other honors, and is a member of the Reading Hall of Fame.

Robert Rueda, PhD, is Professor of Psychology in Education at the Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California. His research centers on sociocultural processes in classroom learning, motivation, and instruction, with a focus on reading and literacy in English language learners and students in at-risk conditions. Dr. Rueda is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association, and served as associate editor of the American Educational Research Journal.

Diane Lapp, EdD, is Distinguished Professor of Education in the Department of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. She has taught elementary, middle, and high school and serves as Director of Learning at Health Sciences High and Middle College. Her research and instruction focus on issues related to struggling readers and writers who live in economically deprived urban settings, and their families and teachers. Widely published, Dr. Lapp has received the Outstanding Teacher Educator of the Year Award from the International Literacy Association, among other honors, and is a member of both the International Reading Hall of Fame and the California Reading Hall of Fame.