Past Presidents

The Literacy Research Association has had forty-six presidents, ranging over a period from 1952 till today. 


Oscar S. Causey 1952-59
William Eller 1960-61
George Spache 1962-64
Albert J. Kingston 1964-65
Paul Berg 1967-68
Alton Raygor 1969-70
Wendell Weaver 1971-72
Earl Rankin 1972-74
Edward B. Fry 1974-76
Jaap Tuinman 1976-78
Harry Singer 1978-80
Frank Green 1980-82
Irene Athey 1982-84
Lenore H. Ringler 1984-85
P. David Pearson 1985-86
Jerry Harste 1986-87
M. Trika Smith-Burke 1987-88
James V. Hoffman 1988-89
Gerry Duffy 1989-90
Robert J. Tierney 1990-91
Donna E. Alvermann 1991-92
Rebecca Barr 1992-93
James Flood 1993-94
Jane Hansen 1994-95
Richard Allington 1995-96
Kathryn H. Au 1996-97
Martha R. Ruddell 1997-98
Linda B. Gambrell 1998-99
Taffy E. Raphael 1999-2000
Peter B. Mosenthal 2000-2001
Deborah R. Dillon 2001-2002
Lee Gunderson 2002-2003
Lea M. McGee 2003-2004
Donald J. Leu 2004-2005
Victoria Purcell-Gates 2005-2006
Patricia A. Edwards 2006-2007
Norman A. Stahl 2007-2008
Kathleen A. Hinchman 2008-2009
David Reinking 2009-2010
 Patricia Anders 2010-2011
Robert Jimenez 2011-2012
Richard Beach 2012-2013
Arlette Willis 2013-2014
Janice Almasi 2014-2015
 Patricia Enciso 2015-2016  
Rebecca Rogers 2016-2017