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Professor of Education at the University of Tennessee

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Dick Allington is Professor of Education at the University of Tennessee. He previously served as the Fien Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Florida and as chair of the Department of Reading at the University at Albany, SUNY. Dick is a past president of the International Reading Association, the National Reading Conference, and the Reading Hall of Fame.Dick received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the International Reading Association for his study of perceptual processing in young children. He was co-recipient of the Albert J. Harris Award from IRA in recognition of his work contributing to the understanding of reading and learning disabilities, the A.B. Herr Award from the College Reading Association and the William S. Gray Citation of Merit from the International Reading Association for his lifetime contributions to the profession, and the Outstanding Reading Educator Award from the New York State Reading Association.He has been principal investigator on a number of research projects funded by the U.S. Office of Educational Research and Improvement, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation, and the National institutes of Health. He is the author of more than 150 articles and several books.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Richard Allington and other top speakers and celebrities.


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