Vincent Greaney (Inducted 1996)

The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

Biographical Statement

Vincent Greaney was lead education specialist at the World Bank. A former teacher, research fellow at the Educational Research Centre at St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, and visiting Fulbright Professor at Western Michigan University, he is a member of the Reading Hall of Fame. Areas of interest include national assessment, public examinations, teacher education, reading, and promotion of social cohesion through textbook reform. He has worked on educational projects mainly in Africa, South and East Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.