Anna Steenberg Gellert

Anna Steenberg Gellert

Associate Professor

Research areas: Reading abilities, reading disabilities, dyslexia, reading instruction, second language acquisition, vocabulary, vocabulary instruction, testing, dynamic assessment.

Current research

1. Effects of vocabulary intervention on word knowledge and reading comprehension 
  • Gellert, A. S., Arnbak, E., Wischmann, S., & Elbro, C. (in press). Morphological intervention for students with limited vocabulary knowledge. Short- and long-term transfer effects. Reading Research Quarterly.

  • Gellert, A. S., & Arnbak, E. (in press). Predicting response to vocabulary intervention using dynamic assessmentLanguage, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.

 2.  Identification and intervention of reading disabilities


Primary fields of research

Reading development, Reading disabilities, dyslexia, vocabulary acquistion, second language learning, language testing, dynamic assessment

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