Peng Peng Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Peng Peng is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Bachelor degree of Psychology in 2006 and Master’s degree of Educational Psychology in 2009 from Beijing Normal University and received his PhD of Special Education from Vanderbilt University in 2014. Dr. Peng Peng’s research aims to bridge cognitive psychology and special education. He is especially interested in embedding high-level cognitive skills (e.g., executive functions) training into reading instructions for children with severe reading difficulties. Another line of his research is meta-analysis that examines different aspects of reading and mathematics learning across cultures and languages. As the leading author, Dr. Peng Peng’s work has been published in Journal of Learning Disabilities, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Educational Psychology, Educational Psychology Review, Learning and Individual Differences, Review of Educational Research, and Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.