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National Early Literacy Panel

Panel Members

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Dr. Timothy Shanahan (panel chair)

Professor of Urban Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Director, UIC Center for Literacy

Dr. Anne Cunningham — Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education at the University of California Berkeley.

Dr. Kathy C. Escamilla — Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Colorado and affiliated with the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Colorado.

Dr. Janet Fischel — Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Director of Pediatric Medical Evaluation, Director of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Director of the Stony Brook Reading and Language Laboratory, and Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program.

Dr. Susan Landry — Michael Matthew Knight Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics. She is also Director of the Center for Improving the Readiness of Children for Learning and Education (CIRCLE) in the Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Christopher J. Lonigan — Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University and Associate Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research.

Dr. Victoria J. Molfese — Professor and Ashland-Nystrand Chair at the University of Louisville and Director of the University's Early Childhood Research Center.

Dr. Chris Schatschneider — Professor of Psychology at Florida State University and Associate Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research.

Dr. Dorothy Strickland — Professor of Reading and Samuel DeWitt Proctor Professor of Education at Rutgers University.