Research interests and expertise at the Center for the Study of Reading vary across a wide range of areas and methodologies that bring diverse perspectives to our understanding of the development of reading and reasoning. To learn about individual member's interests and expertise, click on the names below.
Dick is Professor in Educational Psychology and Professor in Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dick's current research interests include intellectually stimulating classroom discussions, children's development of reasoning, comparative study of the role of phonological and morphological awareness in learning to read alphabetic and nonalphabetic languages, and children's visual-orthographic representation of Chinese characters. Dick has published over 185 books and articles.