Ellen Cushman’s research centers on literacy in tribal and urban communities, with a particular focus on exploring language’s role in the everyday struggle for dignity, respect, and change.
Three leaders in gender equality and literacy education in the developing world discussed the value of giving back during a panel discussion on Wednesday evening in Blackman Auditorium.
John Wood discussed his journey from corporate America to founding Room to Read, which has built thousands of libraries and schools in the developing world, at an event hosted by Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute this week.
Associate professor Alisa Lincoln has received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the impact of limited literacy on the lives of people with mental illness.
For 13 years, a speech-language professor has been taking students to homeless shelters to work with children on literacy skills.