Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D., M.A., is a professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences and the John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service. She is also the director of the Center for Reading and Language Research, a multi-disciplinary group conducting research on reading development. Her interests include reading development and intervention; early prediction, fluency and naming speed; cross-linguistic studies of reading; the relationship between entrepreneurial talents and dyslexia; the relationships between components of music and reading, the role of African-American English dialect use in reading disabilities; the uses of brain imaging in understanding dyslexia, and the role of technology in literacy development for children with no access to schools or teachers.
Dr. Wolf can speak about:
- Cognitive neurosciences
- Developmental psycholinguistics
- Reading development and intervention
- Global literacy and technology