Barbara M. Taylor (Inducted 2005)

University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

Biographical Statement

Barbara Taylor has been active in reading research and outreach to schools throughout her career as a professor at the University of Minnesota. In addition to developing the Early Intervention in Reading model, Taylor has published widely on reading comprehension, effective reading instruction, and successful school-wide reading improvement in journals, including Reading Research Quarterly, Elementary School Journal, and The Reading Teacher. In 2010 she was awarded the Oscar Causey Award for Distinguished Contributions to Reading Research from the National Reading Conference, the latest in a long line of awards.