S01E01. Gerald G. Duffy, Ed.D.

Gerald G. Duffy, EdD, is the former William Moran Distinguished Professor of Literacy and Reading at the University of North Carolina Greensboro and Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University. He was an elementary- and middle-school teacher for nine years and so his scholarship and research has always been rooted in the classroom. He’s a past president of the National Reading Conference (now the Literacy Research Association) and a member of the Reading Hall of Fame. Dr. Duffy has worked with teachers and children across the United States and overseas. He has written and edited several books on reading instruction and has published over 150 articles and research studies on effective instruction and comprehensive. Plus, he’s one of Dr. Margaret Vaughn’s mentors and favorite teachers of all-time.