Research in Reading & Literacy SIG 11
Research in Reading & Literacy SIG 11
SIG Purpose

To stimulate communication and inquiry among researchers, policymakers, and others interested in research in reading and literacy from various disciplines and theoretical perspectives. 

Welcome Letter from the SIG Chair

All of the SIG Officers welcome you to YOUR SIG website.

We appreciate your membership and encourage you to invite your non-SIG member colleagues to become members. Please direct them to the AERA website ( to sign in. Then have them click on SIGs located in the menu situated in the upper right-hand corner of the page. In the About AERA SIGs-centered information, direct them to SIG Information and follow the directions: “Non-members, please click here to become a member of AERA and one or more SIGs or to renew your AERA and SIG memberships.”

Throughout the year, we will continue to share current SIG announcements and other information in our newsletter and look forward to meeting you at the AERA annual meeting. Make sure to introduce yourselves at the annual meeting and contact any SIG officer listed in our directory for additional information.

Best regards,

Wayne Slater, Chair

Who We Are

Research in Reading & Literacy SIG #11 Officers

Wayne Slater, University of Maryland, College Park


Emily Rodgers, The Ohio State University

Program Chair


Catherine Lammert, Texas Tech University



Francine Falk-Ross, Pace University

Immediate Past Chair


Rosalind Horowitz 637532772183312956



Rosalind Horowitz, The University of Texas, San Antonio

Historian, Literacy Research

Chair of the International Consortium on World Literacy


Kim Skinner, Louisiana State University

Newsletter Editor


Mitzi Berryhill, Louisiana State University

Newsletter Associate Editor  

Huy Nguyen, Louisiana State University

Newsletter Associate Editor


Lisa Griffith

Lisa Griffith, Texas State University

Co-Chair, International Consortium on World Literacy 



Sonya L. Armstrong, Texas State University

Chair of College Reading Consortium


Meagan A. Hoff, Collin College

Jennifer C. Theriault, University of Findlay