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Stephanie Gottwald

Research Coordinator, Center for Reading and Language Research
Primary RAVE-O trainer

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Stephanie Gottwald, M.A., is the Research Coordinator at the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University, where she is also pursuing a Ph.D. in literacy and language development. She received her master's degree in linguistics from Boston College, where she began her work studying child language acquisition and syntax. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany. She is currently the primary RAVE-O trainer and a frequent speaker on reading development and disabilities.


  • Wolf, M., Gottwald, S., & Orkin, M., (2009) How Multiple Linguistic Emphases in RAVE-O Instruction Improve Multiple Reading Skills. Perspectives. Fall

  • Wolf, M. Barzillai, M., Gottwald S., Miller, L., Spencer, K., Norton E., Lovett, M., & Morris, R., (2009) The RAVE-O Intervention: Connecting Neuroscience to the Classroom. Mind, Brain, and Education, 3(2),84-93

  • Wolf, M., Gottwald, S., Galante, W., Norton, E., & Miller, L. (2009). How the origins of reading inform reading instruction. In P. McCardle & K. Pugh. (Eds.), How children learn to read: Current issues and new directions in the integration of cognition, neurobiology and genetics of reading and dyslexia research and practice. New York: Psychology Press.

  • Wolf, M., O'Brien, B., Gottwald, S., & Christodoulou, J. (2006) Letters, neurons, and Pascal: A triptych of the reading brain's evolution, development, pathology, and intervention. In K. Fischer & A. Battro (Eds.), Mind, Brain and Education in Learning Disorders. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Gottwald, S. (2002) Websites for second language research. Second Language Research; 18 (1).