Devin M. Kearns, PhD, is an associate professor of special education in the department of educational psychology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He is also a research scientist for the Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) and Haskins Laboratories. He earned his doctorate in special education from Vanderbilt University.
Kearns (@devin_kearns) researches reading disability — including dyslexia — and designs, implements, and tests reading intervention programs, examining their impact on students’ reading achievement and neurobiological processing. He publishes articles for educators and researchers on reading difficulty, and often provides professional development to help educators implement high-quality reading instruction.