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JudithLangerJudith  Langer

Distinguished Professor
School of Education
Department: Educational Theory and Practice
Center on English Learning and Achievement
Albany Institute for Research in Education

Expertise: Student learning; literacy; reading; writing; instruction; literature; English; testing; school success

Campus phone: (518) 442-5029
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Judith A. Langer is Distinguished Professor at the University at Albany where she is founder and director of the Albany Institute for Research in Education, and co-director of the National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement. She is an internationally known scholar in literacy education whose work has had a strong impact on policy and practice. Langer serves on many advisory boards and task forces seeking to improve student learningand has authored 10 books. Langer has won many notable awards, the most recent of which is Honorary Doctorate from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.