D. Ray Reutzel (Inducted 2011)
D. Ray Reutzel is the Emma Eccles Jones Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair of Early Childhood Literacy Education at Utah State University. He is the author of more than 195 refereed research reports, articles, books, book chapters, and monographs. He has received more than 8 million dollars in research/professional development funding. He is the past Editor of - Literacy Research and Instruction, and The Reading Teacher. He received the 1999 A.B. Herr Award from the College Reading Association and served as its President (now Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers –ALER) from 2005- 2007. He was presented the John C. Manning Public School Service Award from the International Reading Association in May 2007and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association from 2007-2010. Dr. Reutzel is a member of the Reading Hall of Fame.