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William Brozo

Professor of Literacy

Expertise: Adolescent literacy, Secondary literacy reform, Struggling learners, Literacy achievement for boys

Brozo focuses his research on the intersection of cultural, political, gender, and strategic variables in adolescent literacy. His widely read book, Content Literacy for Today’s Adolescents (Merrill Prentice Hall, 2007), blends theory and practice. He is internationally recognized for his writing on literacy and masculinity, his column in the English/Russian language journal Thinking Classroom, and his participation on the PISA-PIRLS Task Force, where he is responsible for monitoring and critiquing global literacy assessment studies.