Dr. Devin M. Kearns
Devin M. Kearns, Ph.D., is an associate professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut (UConn). He is a research scientist for Haskins Laboratories at Yale University and the Center for Behavioral Education & Research at UConn. Kearns conducts research on reading disabilities—including dyslexia—in elementary- and middle-school-age children and designs instructional programs to assist these students. He also studies the neurobiological effects of reading intervention, publishes articles for researchers and educators on reading difficulty, and helps schools and districts implement high-quality reading instruction.