Graduated Lab Members
Below is a list of graduates from the DRLRL, with information about their current affiliations.
Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Illinois State University
Courtney Hattan earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2018 and her reading specialist degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2012. Dr. Hattan has worked as an elementary and middle school Language Arts and Social Studies teacher in Baltimore city and rural North Carolina, and is currently an assistant professor of elementary literacy at Illinois State University. Her program of research centers on the interplay between readers’ knowledge and what they understand and remember from text. Within that program of research, Dr. Hattan has conducted analyses of reading materials used in classrooms, observed literacy instruction, and examined the effectiveness of various techniques meant to bring students’ knowledge to mind before and during text processing.
University of North Florida
Statistician, Assessments Division
National Center for Education Statistics
Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer at Actively Learn, Inc.
Founder at Loudoun School for the Gifted