Deceased Members

*Pioneers - Well-known scholars who were deceased at the time that the Reading Hall of Fame was established and were subsequently elected to the Reading Hall of Fame are identified as Pioneers.

Ira E. Aaron (Inducted 1983), University of Georgia (Emeritus), Athens, GA, USA
Arthur N. Applebee (Inducted 2004), University at Albany, State University of New York Albany, NY, USA, Center on English Learning & Achievement
Mary Hill Arbuthnot * (Inducted 1978), Case Western University
A. Sterl Artley, University of Missouri, Columbia
Mary C. Austin-Baehr (Inducted 1978), Reading and Language Arts Center, University of Hawaii
Richard Bamberger , Institute for Educational Media Research, Vienna, Institute of Textbook Research and Advancement of Learning, Vienna
Henry A. Bamman, California State University, Sacramento
Rebecca Barr (Inducted 1995), National Louis University
Emmett A. Betts, University of Miami
Guy L. Bond, University of Minnesota
Morton Botel (Inducted 1996), University of Pennsylvania (Emeritus), Philadelphia, PA, USA
James Britton, Institute of Education, University of London
Margaret Wise Brown
Alvina Treut Burrows, New York University
Guy T. Buswell, Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Professor of Educational Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Robert C. Calfee (Inducted 1993), Stanford University (Emeritus), University of California, Riverside (Emeritus), Riverside, CA, USA
John Carroll, University of North Carolina
Ronald P. Carver, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Jack Cassidy (Inducted 2010), Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi, Millersville University
James McKean Cattell * (Inducted 1978), Columbia University
Stella Stewart Center, New York University
Jeanne S. Chall, Harvard University
Septima Poinsette Clark (inducted 2020)
Marie Clay (inducted 1982), University of Auckland, New Zealand
Donald Cleland, Ohio University, University of Pittsburgh
Theodore Clymer, University of Minnesota
Bernice E. Cullinan (Inducted 1989), New York University, New York, NY, USA
Edgar Dale, The Ohio State University
Mildred Dawson, California State University, Sacramento
Walter F. Dearborn * (Inducted 1978), Harvard University
Raymond Dodge * (Inducted 1978), Yale University
John Downing, Psychological Foundations in Education, University of Victoria, Canada
Dolores Durkin (Inducted 1985), Hinsdale, IL, USA, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
William K. Durr, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Donald DeWitt Durrell, Boston University
Margaret J. Early (Inducted 1984), B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Boston University, Professor, Reading and Language Arts Center, Syracuse University, Associate Dean, Syracuse University, Chair, Department of Instruction and Curriculum, College of Education, University of Florida, Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, 1990, Ida M. Johnson Distinguished Alumni Award, Boston University, 1994
D. B. Elkonin
William Eller, Learning and Instruction, University at Buffalo
Roger C. Farr (Inducted 1986) , Emeritus Chancellor's Professor of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Alan E. Farstrup (Inducted 2000) , Retired 2009, Executive Director, International Reading Association, 1992-2009, Director of Research, IRA, 1985 - 1991, Faculty, University of Rhode Island, 1977 - 1985
Leo C. Fay (Inducted 1982), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Dina Feitelson (Inducted 1991), University of Haifa, Israel
Grace Fernald, University of California, Los Angeles
James Flood (Inducted 2004), San Diego State University
Paulo Freire
Edward Fry (Inducted 1993), Laguna Beach, CA, USA, Rutgers University
Roma Gans, Teachers College, Columbia University
Arthur I. Gates * (Inducted 1978), Professor of Educational Psychology, Columbia University, New York City. Born September 22, 1890; Litt. B., Columbia, 1914; A.M., California, 1915; Ph.D., Columbia, 1917, Reading Research, Columbia University
Eleanor Gibson, Cornell University
Susan Mandel Glazer (Inducted 2018), Rider University
Ken Goodman (Inducted 1989), University of Arizona (Emeritus), Tucson, AZ, USA
Donald Graves (Inducted 1991) , University of New Hampshire (Emeritus), Jackson, NH, USA
Clarence Truman Gray (2018), University of Texas at Austin
William S. Gray * (Inducted 1978), University of Chicago
Albert J. Harris, City University of New Yourk
Theodore L. Harris, University of Puget Sound
Ed Henderson , University of Virginia
Harold L. Herber (Inducted 1987), Syracuse University (Emeritus), Sapphire, NC, USA
Gertrude Hildreth, Brooklyn College, Lincoln School, Teacher's College, Columbia University
Don Holdaway (Inducted 1999), Lesley College, Adelaide College of Advanced Education, Auckland Teachers College
Ernest Horn * (Inducted 1978), University of Iowa
Thomas D. Horn, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas, Austin
Charlotte Huck, The Ohio State University
Edmund Burke Huey * (Inducted 1978), Johns Hopkins University
Roselmina (Lee) Indrisano (Inducted 1990) , Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
Harriet A. Jacobs (inducted 2020)
Leland B. Jacobs, Teachers College, Columbia University
Dale Johnson (Inducted 2016), Dowling College
Marjorie Seddon Johnson, Temple University
Charles Hubbard Judd *, University of Chicago
Susie King Taylor (inducted 2020)
Martha King (Inducted 1992), The Ohio State University
George Klare, The Ohio State University
Roy A. Kress (Inducted 1986), Temple University
Lou LaBrant, New York University
Nancy Larrick (Inducted 1977), Random House, Lehigh University
Bernice E. Leary * (Inducted 1978), Madison Public Schools, WI
Walter Loban, University of California, Berkeley
Irving Lorge, Teachers College, Columbia University
Eric Anthony Lunzer, Nottingham University
Walter H. MacGinitie (Inducted 1984) , Friday Harbor, WA, USA
Eve Malmquist (Inducted 1978) , Bâstad, Sweden
John C. Manning (Inducted 2006) , University of Minnesota
MaryAnn Manning (Inducted 2016), University of Alabama, Birmingham
Bill Martin Jr., Holt, Rinehart & Winston
Nancy Martin, London University Institute of Education
Constance Mary McCullough, San Francisco State University (SFSU)
Paul McKee , University of Northern Colorado
Michael C. McKenna (Inducted 2016), University of Virginia, Curry School of Education
Ronald W. Mitchell, International Reading Association
James Moffett, Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard University
E. Jennifer Monaghan (Inducted 2016), Brooklyn College, C.U.N.Y.
Marion Monroe, University of Southern California
Dianne L. Monson (Inducted 1997) , Saint Paul, MN, USA, University of Minnesota
Helen Agnes Murphy, Boston University
Olive S. Niles, University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Ursula Nordstrom, Harper & Row Publishers
Wayne Otto (Inducted 1992) , Middleton, WI, USA, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Michael Pressley, University of Maryland
Jean E. Robertson (Inducted 1988) , University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
H. Alan Robinson, Hofstra University
Helen M. Robinson, University of Chicago
Harold Rosen, London Institute of Education, United Kingdom
Louise Rosenblatt (Inducted 1992), New York University
Robert B. Ruddell (Inducted 1989) , University of California – Berkeley (Emeritus), Oakland, CA, USA, International Reading Association, Literacy Research Conference (National Reading Conference), American Educational Research Association, National Conference on Language and Literacy, NCTE
David Harris Russell * (Inducted 1978), University of California, Berkeley
Ichiro Sakamoto, Japan Women's University
S. Jay Samuels (Inducted 1990) , University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA
Fred Schonell (Inducted 2001), University of Queensland
William D. Sheldon, Syracuse University
Harry Singer, University of California, Riverside
Dora V. Smith, University of Minnesota
Helen K. Smith (Inducted 1984) , University of Miami
Nila B. Smith, University of Southern California
Margaret "Trika" Smith-Burke (Inducted 2015), New York University, United States
Vera Southgate, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
George D. Spache, University of Florida
Margaret Meek Spencer (Inducted 1996) , London, England
Lucy Sprague-Mitchell, Bank Street College of Education
James Robert Squire (Inducted 1987), Ginn & Company, National Council for Teachers of English
Steven Stahl (Inducted 2004), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ralph Staiger, International Reading Association
Russell G. Stauffer, University of Delaware
Cora Wilson Stewart
Ruth Strang * (Inducted 1978), University of Toronto, University of Arizona, Columbia University
Brian Street (Inducted 2016), King's College, London, UK
Dorothy Strickland (Inducted 1990) , Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
William H. Teale (Inducted 2003) , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, Center for Literacy
Edward L. Thorndike * (Inducted 1978), Teachers College, Columbia University
Miles A. Tinker, University of Minnesota
Roach Van Allen, University of Arizona
Jeanette Veatch, Arizona State University
Dick Venezky, University of Delaware
Magdalen Dorothea Vernon, University of Reading, British Psychological Society
Suzanne Wade, University of Utah
Douglas Waples * (Inducted 1978), University of Chicago
Gordon Wells (Inducted 1997) , University of California – Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Gertrude Whipple , Detroit Public Schools , Wayne State University
Robert M. Wilson (Inducted 2016), University of Maryland
Paul A. Witty, Northwestern University
Robert S. Woodworth * (Inducted 1978), Columbia University
Laura Zirbes * (Inducted 1978), The Ohio State University