Diane Bryant

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Mollie Villeret Davis Professor in Learning Disabilities, Department of Special Education
Mollie Villeret Davis Professorship in Learning Disabilities (Holder)

Phone: +1 512 471 4161
Email: dpbryant@austin.utexas.edu
Office: SZB 3.404N
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Diane Pedrotty Bryant is a member of the Board of Directors for The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk, the Project Director for the Mathematics Institute for Learning Disabilities and Difficulties in the College of Education. Dr. Bryant holds the Mollie Villeret Davis Professorship in Learning Disabilities. She is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Learning Disability Quarterly and serves on numerous journal editorial boards. Dr. Bryant is Principal Investigator on Project AIM, which is funded by the Institute of Education Sciences and focuses on algebra-readiness concepts and skills for middle school students with mathematics difficulties. She has published numerous articles on instructional strategies and assistive technology adaptations for students with learning disabilities in refereed journals such as Learning Disability Quarterly, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Exceptional Children, and Remedial and Special Education, and is the co-author of textbooks and educational tests.

Early Career in Special Education

As part of her early career in special education, Dr. Bryant taught students with learning disabilities and behavior disorders in Chelsea, MA; Crown Point, NM; and Albuquerque, NM. Further work in Albuquerque included working as a coaching specialist to assist special education teachers with instructional and behavioral issues in their classrooms. She also served as the District Coordinator for Special Education Staff Development and the principal for an intensive summer school program for students with special needs.