Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 2004
Alanna Rochelle Dail, assistant professor of literacy education, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in early literacy and elementary reading methods courses. Her research interests focus on early literacy instruction and family literacy. She has served as project director and principal investigator of two Early Reading First grants at the University of Alabama. She has published articles in Literacy Teaching and Learning, Childhood Education, and Educational Researcher. Professor Dail provides professional development for ERF projects and frequently works with preschool teachers in their classrooms. Currently, she is on the editorial review board of The Journal of Children’s Literature.