Dr. Bruce Saddler is Vincent O'Leary Associate Professor in the Division of Special Education in the School of Education at the University at Albany. A military veteran and a former elementary and middle school Special Education teacher and teacher of the year, he has taught courses in inclusion, reading, writing, and Learning Disabilities at the master’s and doctoral levels. His current primary research interests center on writing disabilities. To support this research he has won the prestigious Early Career Research Award from the Office of Special Education, U.S. Department of Education. He has also presented at over 90 local, regional, national, and international research and professional conferences and has published over 40 scholarly articles in national and international journals including Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of Special Education, Learning Disabilities Quarterly, and Reading and Writing Quarterly. He has also authored two books on writing. In his spare time Dr. Saddler enjoys biking, running, lifting weights, hiking, travel, and driving his Corvette.