Reading Specialist Maryanne Wolf, Director, UCLA Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice

Maryanne Wolf, Director, Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and Chapman University Presidential Fellow

The Young Reading Brain in a Digital World

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Willows Gymnasium

Free and Open to the public
Registration required


The talk will be followed by a Book Signing. Ms. Wolf's books include Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World, Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain, Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century, and Dyslexia, Fluency and the Brain.

Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D. is the Visiting Professor and Director of the Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice at UCLA and the former John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University. She is Chapman University’s Presidential Fellow ( 2018-2020) and past Fellow (2014-2015) and Research Affiliate (2016-2017) at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. She completed her doctorate at Harvard University in the Department of Human Development and Psychology in the Graduate School of Education, where she began her work in cognitive neuroscience and psycholinguistics on the reading brain, language, and dyslexia. She has undergraduate and Master's degrees in English literature from St.l Mary's College, Notre Dame, and Northwestern University.

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