Stephanie Gottwald is an experienced researcher and expert on reading disabilities and literacy curriculum development. She is the Co-Founder and Director of Content at Curious Learning, a non-profit that has created a global, open source platform solution to support child-driven learning for literacy. At Curious Learning, she drives the creation and deployment of literacy and cognitive assessment and learning apps. Stephanie also serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University where she directs investigations into evidence-based solutions for struggling readers, including the development and longitudinal, NICHD-funded, efficacy testing of the RAVE-O program, an evidence-based fluency and reading comprehension curriculum. Her professional publications focus on her research and clinical interests in psycholinguistics, cognitive neuroscience, and learning disabilities and she is the co-author of the newly released Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century: The Literary Agenda. Stephanie holds an M.A. from Boston College and a Ph.D. from Tufts University in Linguistics and Literacy.