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Teachers College Columbia University
Senior Lecturer

Susan Garni Masullo, Ph.D. is a full time Senior Lecturer and Director of the Literacy Practicums in the Reading Specialist Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to coming to Teachers College, she had an extensive career as a reading/learning specialist working with children, adolescents and adults who struggle with literacy and/or academic tasks. Her professional interests involve clinical applications of research to literacy assessment and intervention across the lifespan. She is frequently asked to consult on K-12 literacy matters by schools and organizations, and presents at conferences on similar topics. In her free time, she enjoys maintaining a small private practice working with older adolescents and adults.

Educational Background

B.A., Thomas More College, Fordham University; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University; Ph.D., Fordham University

Dissertation Title: "The Level of Occupational Experience and Intentionality Related to Vocational Reading and Writing Tasks for Unemployed Adults"

Certificates and licenses:

  • Reading Specialist (K-12): New York State
  • Reading Specialist (K-12): New York City
  • Special Education (K-12): New York State
  • Elementary Education (N-6): New York State
  • Common Branches (K-6): New York City

Scholarly Interests

Reading assessment and intervention. Adult literacy; vocational and workplace literacy. Learning disabilities.

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