Daniel T. Pollitt

Research Centers - Center for Research on Learning
Research Associate
Primary office:

Room 700
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Daniel T. Pollitt, PhD, is a research associate in the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas (KU). He is currently a LEA Facilitator for the Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation (SWIFT), a national technical assistance center on inclusive school reform at KU. Dan has taught middle school, worked as a paraeducator, consulted with school districts, taught undergraduate and graduate courses at KU, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Haskell Indian Nations University, and currently researches specific learning disabilities, adolescent literacy, instructional strategies, and classroom-based technologies. His dissertation, entitled Effects of an iPad iBook on Reading Comprehension, Electrodermal Activity, and Engagement for Adolescents with Disabilities, was published in 2013. He can be reached @dtpollitt on Twitter and blogs at The Literate Mind. 


Ph.D., Special Education, University of Kansas

M.S., Special Education, Minnesota State University

B.S., Human Development & Family Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Special Education, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2013
  • MS, Special Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, 2007
  • BS, Human Development & Family Studies: Child Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 2005 

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