Faculty & Staff

Allison Hall


Office Phone

  • +1 (312) 413-8621


  • 1570-2 SSB


Graduate Student


Language and Literacy

Entered Program

Fall 2010



  • M.A., Eastern Michigan University, Teaching English to Speaks of Other Languages
  • M.A., University of Michigan, Russian and East European Studies
  • B.A., Northwestern University, Slavic Languages and Literature


Solon, Ohio

Professional Goals

I would like to teach and do research at a college or university.

LSRI Projects

I work on Reading for Understanding Across Grades 6 through 12: Evidence-based Argumentation for Disciplinary Learning (READI) as part of the literature design team.

Hobbies & Interests

I enjoy collecting LPs from the late 1980's and early 1990's alternative scene.

Why Learning Sciences?

I decided on Learning Sciences because it is interdisciplinary. I am interested in theory and research on learning from the perspectives of various disciplines.

Why LSRI at UIC?

I am at LSRI at UIC because of the opportunities it offers.