Office#: 204 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8384
Primary Emphasis Area: Reading Education
Vita: View Document
Research Interests
Bilingualism and Biliteracy
Differential Diagnosis and Intervention of Reading and Spelling Problems
Literacy Acquisition in Different Languages
Orthography and Dyslexia
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Wang, Y., McBride, C., Zhou, Y., Joshi, R. M., & Farver, J. (In Press). Becoming literate in Chinese: A comparison of native and non-native speaking children. Journal of Research in Reading. IF: 1.564 (In Press)

2. Zhou, Y., McBride, C., Leung, J., Wang, Y., Joshi, R. M., & Farver, J. (In Press). Chinese and English reading related skills in L1 and L2 Chinese speaking and children in Hong Kong. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. Doi: 10.1080/23273798.2017.1342848. IF 1.852 (In Press)

3. Li. S., Sha, T., Joshi, R. M., & Xu, Q. (In Press). Second language reading difficulties among native Chinese-Speaking children learning to read English: The roles of native and second language skills. Reading Research Quarterly. doi:10.1002/rrq.204 IF 2.687 (In Press)

4. Joshi, R.M., Binks, E., Hougen, M., Ocker-Dean, E., Graham, L., & Smith, D. (In press). Teachers' knowledge of Basic Linguistic Skills: Where Does it Come From? In Rosenfield, S., & Berninger, V. (Eds.) Handbook on implementing evidence based academic interventions. New York: Oxford University Press. * (In Press)

5. Feng, L., Lindner, A., Ji, X., & Joshi, R. M. (In Press). The roles of handwriting and keyboarding in writing: A meta-analytic review. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal. IF 1.489 (In Press)

6. Wang, Y., Xu, Q., Li, S., Li, G., Zuo,C., Liao, S., Long. Y., Li, S., & Joshi, R. M. (2018). Gender differences in anomalous subcortical morphology for children with ADHD. Neuroscience Letters, 665, 176-181. doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2017.12.006. IF 2;18

7. Zhao, J., Joshi, R. M., Dixon, L. Q., & Chen, S. (2017). Contribution of Phonological, Morphological and Orthographic Awareness to English Word Spelling: A Comparison of EL1 and EFL Models. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 49, 185-194. doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2017.01.007 IF 2.877

8. Wijekumar, K., Meyer, B.J.F., Lei, P., Xuejun, Ji., & Joshi, R.M. (2017). Evidence of an Intelligent Tutoring System as a Mindtool to Promote Strategic Memory of Expository Texts and Comprehension with Children in Grades 4 and 5. Journal of Educational Computing Research. 55, 1022-1048. doi.org/10.1177/0735633117696909 IF 0.678

9. Schiff, R., & Joshi, R. M. (2017). Introduction to Special Issue: Spelling and morphology in different orthographies among readers with and without dyslexia. Dyslexia, 23, 319-323. IF 1.39

10. Echegaray-Bengoa, J., Soriano-Ferrer, M., Joshi, R. M. (2017). Knowledge and beliefs about developmental dyslexia: A comparison between pre-service and in-service Peruvian teachers. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 16, 375-389

Show All

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Goal 3 Efficacy Trial of Text Structure Strategy Instruction on the Web for Spanish-Speaking English Learners (SWELL) in Grades 4 and 5. (Co-I)
US Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences (Federal)
2018/07/01 - 2022/06/30
Total Funding: 3,298,201.

Massively Open Online Virtual Practice-Based Professional Development for Teachers in High Need Schools. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2018/07/01 - 2021/06/30
Total Funding: 7,580,548.

Catapult Round 4 - Promoting Reading Comprehension and Learning with Multimodal Science Texts (PRISM) ($30,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018/01/15 - 2019/06/15
Total Funding: 0.

Growth Mindset-based Early Reading Intervention. (Co-PI)
Tsinghua University Initiative Scientific Research Program (Private)
2017/09/01 - 2019/08/31
Total Funding: 20,000.

Efficacy and Replication Trial of the Individualized Adaptive ITSS with 4th and 5th Grade Students in High Poverty Schools. (Co-I)
US Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences (Federal)
2015/08/01 - 2019/07/31
Total Funding: 3,499,570.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Regina Boulware Gooden (Spring, 2004), Ph.D.
Mary Ghong (Fall, 2006), Ph.D.
Emily Dean (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Lori Lynn Graham (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Ramona Pittman (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Emily Binks (Spring, 2008), Ph.D.
Erin Kuhl Washburn (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Yi-Fen Yeh (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Hui-Kai Chuang (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Suzanne Carreker (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Jing Zhao (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Barbara Conway (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Sookkyung Yeon (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Astri Yulia (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Zainab Abdulameer Ahmed Husain Allaith (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Sheldon Barr (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Bestern Kaani (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Melike Unal (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Han Suk Bae (Spring, 2015), Ph.D.
Katherine Anne Abba (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Brenda Kaye Taylor (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Xuejun Li (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Gwendolyn Mays Wilkins (Spring, 2018), Ph.D
Andrea Lynne Beerwinkle (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Luxi Feng (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Human Technology

Editorial Board Member (2013 - ). Journal of Educational Psychology

Editorial Board Member (2006 - ). Scientific Studies of Reading

Editorial Board Member (2005 - ). Dyslexia: An international Journal

Editorial Board Member (2003 - ). Journal of Literacy Research

Editor (2003 - ). Literacy Studies: Perspectives from Cognitive Neurosciences, Linguistics, Psychology and Education

Editorial Board Member (2001 - 2003). Reading Research Quarterly

Editorial Board Member (2000 - ). Annals of Dyslexia

Editorial Board Member (1998 - ). Reading Psychology

Editorial Board Member (1994 - ). Journal of Learning Disabilities

Editorial Board Member (1993 - 1999). The Reading Teacher

Editor (1989 - ). Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Editor (1987 - 2004). Monograph series on Neuropsychology and Cognition

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2011). Brazos County Branch.  International Dyslexia Association

(2011). Co-coodinator.  With Dr. Helfeldt for Reading program

(2011). Visiting Research Scholar.  German Institute for International Educational Research

(2004-2005). Member, Organizing Committee.  Internaitonal Mutlingualism and Dyslexia Conference

(2004-2005). Member, Organizing Committee.  Cross-Linguistic/Cross-Cultural Communication and Studies

(2003-2005). Secretary.  International Dyslexia Association

(2001). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

(2000-present). Board of Directors.  International Dyslexia Association

(1987). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

(1982). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

(1980). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia


(2017). Senior Scholar Research Award, CEHD 2017.  TAMU

(2014). Distinguished Scientific Team Award.  Society for the scientific studies of reading

(2012). Visiting Research Scholar.  German Institute for International Educational Research

(2009-11). Visiting Scholar.  Erasmus Mundus, University of Potsdam, Germany

(2001). Fellow.  International Academy of Learning Disabilities

(1989). Teacher of the Year.  Fayetteville State University

TLAC Faculty   |   TLAC Staff