Fulton Pres Chair Lit Studies
Learning,Tech & Psych in Ed
Faculty at Arizona State University
His book Sociolinguistics and Literacies
(1990, Third Edition 2007) was one of the founding documents in the formation of the "New Literacy Studies", an interdisciplinary field devoted to studying language, learning, and literacy in an integrated way in the full range of their cognitive, social, and cultural contexts.