Michael HebertAssociate Professor
Ph.D., Special Education, Vanderbilt University, 2012
M.Ed., Language and Literacy, Harvard University, 2002
B.S., Childhood Studies, Plymouth State College, 1999
Michael Hebert is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, and also serves as the director of the Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center.
Michael's research interests include reading and writing development, how writing instruction influences reading development, and the identification of effective "writing to read" practices. He teaches classes in reading and writing disabilities, and instructional methods for students with diverse needs.
Michael received his doctorate in special education from Vanderbilt University after spending eight years as a classroom teacher and reading specialist in public schools in Arizona, Massachusetts and California.