UKLA Member and Past President Receives Prestigious International Award

Professor Colin Harrison, professor of literacy studies in education at the University of Nottingham has received the International Citation of Merit Award from the International Reading Association. This highly prestigious citation is awarded to a person who, through international activities in the field of literacy, benefits other countries as well as his or her own. Colin has served as president of our association from 1990 -91    when it was known as the United Kingdom Reading association (UKRA) and was the founding editor and editor in chief of the Journal of Research in Reading. Colin is still an active member of UKLA and currently co leads the Comprehension Special Interest Group with Sue Ellis.

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