• Associate Professor, Educational Psychology

Research Statement

Lauren Aimonette Liang is an associate professor in Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in children’s and young adult literature and reading instruction. Her research and teaching focuses on children’s literature and comprehension instruction. She is especially interested in evaluation, availability, and popularity of children’s and adolescent literature; text characteristics as related to student comprehension and response to text; and students’ understanding of the specific text that they are reading

Research Keywords

  • comprehension
  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Education
  • Children's Literature

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Germany
    International Youth Library.
  • Philippines