Norman A. Stahl (Inducted 2017)

Professor Emeritus, Literacy Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL


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Biographical Statement

Norman A. Stahl, NIU Professor Emeritus and past Chair of Literacy Education, focuses his scholarship on college reading/learning, literacy history, and research methodology with 150+ publications (books, articles, chapters, reviews, commentaries) and over 250 conference presentations. He received awards for scholarship or service from LRA (Kingston), ALER (Herr), the National Association for Developmental Education, the College Reading and Learning Association (the Golden Anniversary Award), and the College Literacy and Learning SIG/ILA among others. He served as President of LRA, ALER, CRLA, History of Literacy SIG/ILA, and Board Chair of ARF. He is a National Fellow of the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations (the field’s highest honor). Currently he is President of the Reading Hall of Fame. He serves/d on review boards for 12 literacy, developmental education, and adult basic education journals. Norm is known as a long-time mentor to graduate students and emerging professionals at NIU and in professional associations.