Linda Gambrell

Distinguished Professor of Education
Clemson University

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Linda B. Gambrell is Distinguished Professor of Education in the College of Education at Clemson University.

She is a past president of the International Reading Association (IRA), National Reading Conference, and College Reading Association. She is a former 3rd and 5th grade teacher and reading specialist. In 2004 she was inducted into the Reading Hall of Fame.

Her major research interests are in reading comprehension strategy instruction, literacy motivation, and the role of discussion in teaching and learning. She has written books on reading instruction and published articles in major literacy journals, including Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, and the Journal of Educational Research.

Related Research
Bates, C.C., D’Agostino, J.V., Gambrell, L. B., & Xu, M. (2016). Reading Recovery: Exploring the effects on first-graders’ reading motivation and achievement. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 21(1), 47-59.

Gambrell, L. B. (2015). Getting students hooked on the reading habit. The Reading Teacher, 69(3), 259-263.

Marinak, B.A., Malloy, J.A., Gambrell, L.B., & Mazzoni, S.A. (2015). Me and My Reading Profile: A tool for assessing early reading motivation. The Reading Teacher, 69(1), 51-62.

Neuman, S. B. & Gambrell, L.B. (Eds.), Massey, C. (Assoc. Ed.) (2013). Reading instruction in the age of common core standards. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Marinak, B. A., Gambrell, L. B., & Mazzoni, S. A. (2013). Maximizing motivation for literacy learning. NY: Guilford.