Irma Brasseur-Hock, Ph.D.

Irma Brasseur-Hock, Ph.D

Irma Brasseur-Hock

Irma Brasseur-Hock, PhD, is a Research Associate at KUCRL. Her research interests include adolescent literary, instructional technology, coaching, and instructional sustainability. She has extensive experience as a classroom teacher and is highly regarded for her skills as a professional development specialist in adolescent literary and secondary school change.

Dr. Brasseur has served as Co-PI or project manager on an IES reading intervention development grant, a Striving Readers efficacy study, a teacher quality development grant, and an IES measurement grant. In these leadership roles, Dr. Brasseur’s work has focused on systems change, instructional delivery, and adolescent literacy. She has co-authored dissemination work from these studies in numerous peer-reviewed, scholarly works and presentations, including publications found in Learning Disability Quarterly, the Journal of Learning Disabilities, and the Journal of Learning and Individual Difference.

Investigator, The Center for Research on Learning,
Assistant Research Professor, The Center for Research on Learning ,

Ph.D., Special Education, University of Kansas, 2005
M.A., Special Education, Eastern Michigan University, 1990
B.S., Special Education, Central Michigan University, 1984

Contact Information


1122 West Campus Rd.
740 Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Lawrence, Kansas 66045

(785) 864-6479

Professional Service

Professional Developer

Fusion Reading Program, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, Charlotte, NC. (2012 - Present)

Fusion Reading Program, Minneapolis-St. Paul School Districts, Minneapolis, MN. (2012 - Present)

Evaluation of the strategic instruction model's content literacy continuum improving adolescent literacy across the curriculum in secondary schools. (2007 - Present)