Dolores Perin Collection
B.A., Ph.D. University of Sussex, England
* Reading and writing disabilities in children and adults.
* Academic preparedness and remediation in community colleges.
* Adult education and workplace literacy.
Dolores Perin, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, directs the Reading Specialist M.A. Program, which prepares students for state certification as teachers of literacy. Perin is also a senior research associate at Teachers College's Community College Research Center. Her research interests include the education of academically-underprepared students in secondary education, community colleges, and adult literacy programs; and the preparation of teachers for reading and writing instruction in middle and high schools. She is Principal Investigator of "Enhancing Teacher Preparation for Adolescent Literacy through Interdisciplinary Learning Communities" (Carnegie Corporation of New York), and "Postsecondary Content-Area Reading-Writing Intervention: Development and Determination of Potential Efficacy" (U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences). Her previous work includes a Sloan-funded study of community college developmental education, and state- and federally-funded projects in the integration of academic and career education, school-to-work transition, workplace literacy, and adult learning disabilities. She has published in journals including Higher Education, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Reading Psychology, Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Teachers College Record, Scientific Studies in Reading, and Journal of Educational Psychology.
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