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Sharon Vaughn

Sharon Vaughn

Fellow, Middle School Matters
George W. Bush Institute

Dr. Sharon Vaughn, H. E. Hartfelder/Southland Corp. Regents Chair in Human Development, is the Executive Director of The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk an organized research unit at The University of Texas at Austin.  She is the recipient of the AERA SIG distinguished researcher award, The University of Texas Distinguished faculty award, and the Jeannette E. Fleischner Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of LD from CEC. She is the author of more than 15 books and 250 research articles. She is currently Principal Investigator on several Institute for Education Sciences, National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, and U.S. Department of Education research grants.