Maryanne Wolf is She is the Director of the newly created Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. She will be the Chapman University Presidential Fellow from 2018-2020. She was past Fellow (2014-2015) and Research Affiliate (2016-2017) at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Her awards include the two highest honors from the International Dyslexia Association (the Geschwind and Orton awards); the Distinguished Researcher of the Year for Learning Disabilities in Australia; the Distinguished Teacher of the Year from the state and national American Psychological Association; Fulbright Fellowship in Germany; and the Columbus Award for Intellectual Innovation for her work as co-founder of Curious Learning: A Global Literacy Initiative, with deployments in Africa, India, Australia, and rural United States. She is the author of over 160 scientific articles and four books.