Authors, Researchers, and Advisors

For our leading researchers and practitioners, this is highly personal work. They are leading thinkers in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Professional Learning, Technology, Assessment, and more.

Meet the Research Team

Francie Alexander
Chief Research Officer, HMH
Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core Literacy & Early Learning
Dr. Donald Bucolo
Education Research Director, Core STEM
Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy
Dr. Danielle Forbes
Education Research Manager, Literacy & STEM
​Alexa Goldberg
User Researcher
​Mila Kuznetsova
Director of User Research
Dr. Vytas Laitusis
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

Authors, Advisors, and Thought Leaders

Dr. Marilyn Jager Adams
Visiting Professor, Brown University
Dr. Nicole Andrews
Associate Professor, University of Houston
Harold Asturias
Director of Center for Mathematics Excellence and Equity, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Deborah Ball
Dean, University of Michigan
Dr. Sybilla Beckmann
Content & Practices; Professor, University of Georgia
Dr. Kylene Beers
Past President, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Dr. Edward B. Burger
Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematician
Marilyn Burns
Founder, Math Solutions
F. Isabel Campoy
Award-winning bilingual author
Dr. Elsa Cardenas-Hagan
Director, Valley Speech Language and Learning Center
Dr. Joyce Armstrong Carroll
National Writing Consultant; Co-Director of Abydos Literacy Learning
Dr. Nathan Clemens
Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Dr. Carol Connor
Professor of Education, University of California, Irvine; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Dr. Anne Cunningham
Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Laurie E. Cutting
Professor, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Bill Daggett
Founder, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
Dr. Juli K. Dixon
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education
Dr. David Dockterman
Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Dr. Elva Duran
Co-author, ACCESS
Dr. Jill Eggleton
Adjunct Professor, Sioux Falls University; International balanced literacy consultant and children's book author
​Dr. Kevin Feldman​
Director of Reading, Sonoma County Office of Education
Dr. Alma Flor Ada
Professor Emerita, University of San Francisco
Marjorie Frank
Author, ELD Specialist, Adjunct Faculty of Hunter, Manhattan, and Brooklyn Colleges

Dr. Karen Fuson
Professor Emerita, Northwestern University
John Galisky
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, Curriculum Developer
Sue Gendron
President, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
Laura Goin
Instructional Designer, Independent Consultant
Dr. Steve Graham
Mary Emily Warner Professor, Teachers College, Arizona State University
Dr. Karen Harris
Mary Emily Warner Professor, Teachers College, Arizona State University
Dr. Ted Hasselbring
Emeritus Professor, Vanderbilt University; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Dr. Martha C. Hougen
Differentiated Instruction
Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
Professor, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Dr. Freeman Hrabowski
President, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Dr. Elena Izquierdo
Author, Escalate English, Associate Professor, Dual Language Education / Biliteracy / ELL Education, University of Texas, El Paso
Carol Jago
HMH Author and Associate Director, California Reading & Literature Project at UCLA
Dr. Timothy D. Kanold
International Educator, Author, and Consultant; Mathematics Education
Robert Kaplinsky
Author for HMH Into AGA
Weston Kieschnick
Senior Fellow, International Foundation for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D; Co-Author, READ 180®; Teacher Educator, Researcher; CEO, Dr. Kate Kinsella & Associates
Dr. Matthew R. Larson
Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions
Nancy Larson
Grades K–4 Math Teacher and District Math Coordinator
Steven J. Leinwand
Principal Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research
Dr. Stephen Nowicki
Dean and Vice Provost, Duke University
Dr. Thomas O’Brien
Professor, Graduate School of Education at SUNY Binghamton
Bernadine Okoro
2010–2011 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, National Science Foundation Fellow
Erik Palmer
Program Consultant, Into Reading and Into Literature
Dr. Morgan Polikoff
Associate Professor, University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Dr. Robert E. Probst
Professor Emeritus, Georgia State University
Dr. Douglas D. Ready
Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy, Teachers College, Columbia University; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Eric Sheninger
Senior Fellow, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
Dr. Shane Templeton
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant
Dr. Nicholas Turk-Browne
Professor of Psychology, Yale University; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Dr. Richard Wagner
Professor, Florida State University
Dr. Ellen Wartella
Professor of Communication Studies, Northwestern University; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
Dr. Julie Washington
Professor, Language and Literacy Initiative, Department of Educational Psychology - Georgia State University; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
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