Exploring the Boundaries of Information Accessibility
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Thu
Daphne Greenberg is a Distinguished University Professor in the Educational Psychology program at Georgia State University and the Director of Georgia State University’s Adult Literacy Research Center. Her research focus is on adults who struggle with reading. She has published on various aspects of adult literacy including health literacy, family literacy, reading components, and reading interventions. Funding for her research has come from diverse local, foundation, university, and federal funding sources, such as the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, US Department of Education, Institute of Educational Sciences, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the Komen Foundation, Pfizer Foundation, and the Department of Defense. She has served on numerous expert panels such as the National Institutes of Health Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs, the National Center for Education Research/Institute of Education Sciences Panel on Advancing Adult Education Research, the National Center for Education Statistics Focus Group on Adult Education and Training Data Collection, and the American Institutes for Research Adult ESL Explicit Literacy Study Technical Working Group. She has tutored native and nonnative English-speaking adult nonreaders, organized literacy advocacy groups and has helped communities develop community-based adult literacy programs.