Gina Biancarosa Ed.D.


Associate Professor (EMPL) Ann Swindells Chair in Education

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Ed.D., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2006, Language and Literacy
M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1999, Language and Literacy
B.A., Boston College, 1992, English Literature, summa cum laude

Research Interests

  • Reading comprehension
  • Theories of reading
  • Intermediate and middle grade readers
  • Adolescent literacy
  • Applied measurement
  • Theory of mind


  • Spencer Midcareer Training Grantee, Spencer Foundation, 2016
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Oregon, College of Education, 2015
  • Institute of Education Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University Institute for Research on Education Policy and Practice, 2006-2009
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Offer, Educational Testing Services, 2006
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Offer, University of Pittsburgh, Learning Research and Development Center, Reading and Language Lab, 2006
  • Selected Participant, Fourth European Graduate School on Reading Research, 2005
  • Spencer Research Training Grantee, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2002-2005