Douglas Fuchs, PhD

Center Advisor

Doug Fuchs

Douglas Fuchs, PhD, is professor and Nicholas Hobbs Chair in Special Education and Human Development and a member of the Vanderbilt-Kennedy Center. He also serves as a co-director of the NCLII and senior advisor for the National Center on Intensive Intervention. He has been principal investigator of more than 50 federally sponsored research grants, which have facilitated development of models of service delivery (e.g., pre-referral intervention, responsiveness-to-intervention, reintegrating students with disabilities into mainstream classrooms); assessments (e.g., formative measures of student and teacher evaluation, dynamic assessment); and instructional approaches (e.g., peer-mediated learning strategies). Dr. Fuchs is the author or co-author of more than 450 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 70 book chapters.