Irma Brasseur-Hock, PhD, is an Research Associate at KUCRL. Her research interests include adolescent literacy, instructional technology, coaching, and instructional sustainability. She has extensive experience as a classroom teacher and is highly regarded for her skills as a professional development specialist in adolescent literary and secondary school change.
Dr. Brasseur has served as Co-PI or project manager on an IES reading intervention development grant, a Striving Readers efficacy study, a teacher quality development grant, and an IES measurement grant. In these leadership roles, Dr. Brasseur’s work has focused on systems change, instructional delivery, and adolescent literacy. She has co-authored dissemination work from these studies in numerous peer-reviewed, scholarly works and presentations, including publications found in Learning Disability Quarterly, the Journal of Learning Disabilities, and the Journal of Learning and Individual Difference.