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Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D.

Internationally recognized teacher, researcher, and author of over 130 publications, Dr. Maryanne Wolf has dedicated her entire professional career to children with learning challenges. Rigorously tested in federal studies, her break-through work, RAVE-O, is now available for use in schools around the country.

  • Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research, Tufts University, Boston
  • Harvard University, Ed.D.
  • Area of research: neurological underpinnings of reading, language, and learning disabilities, with an emphasis on dyslexia
  • Author of many articles and Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain (translated into ten languages)
Awards and Honors:
  • Distinguished Professor of the Year Award, Massachusetts Psychological Association
  • Teaching Excellence Award, American Psychological Association
  • Norman Geschwind Lecture Award from International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
  • Marek Award from NYIDA for Best Book on Reading
  • Alice Garside Award from New England IDA
  • NICHD Shannon Award for Innovative Research
  • Fulbright Research Fellowship 
“I have lived my life in the service of words: finding where they hide in
the convoluted recesses of the brain, studying their layers of meaning
and form, and teaching their secrets to the young.”
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
—Maryanne Wolf, 2007

Programs by Dr. Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D.