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Peter McDermott


School of Education

School of Education New York

  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza W607


PhD , State University of New York at Albany , 1981

MS , Montclair State University , Montclair, New Jersey , 1973

MA , Montclair State University , Montclair, New Jersey , 1972

BA , Seton Hall University , South Orange, N.Y. , 1969

Awards and Honors

  • international Literacy Association, July 2015 - Global Volunteer Award
  • Pace Univeristy, 2014 - Excellence in Research and Scholarship
  • New York State Reading Association, 2012 - President
  • Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo, September 2008 - Fulbright Scholar


McDermott, P. & Gormley, K. Teachers' Use of Technology in Elementary Reading Lessons. Academic Journal.

Falk-Ross, F., McDermott, P. & Medow, S. Using the visual and performing arts to complement young adolescents' “close reading” of texts. Middle School Journal. Vol 43 (Issue 1) , pages 27-33.


McDermott, P.

Falk-Ross, F. C., McDermott, P. & Medow, S. (2015, November). New York State Reading Association Annual Conference. Using Visualization to Support Diverse Learners' Comprehension of Information. Saratoga Springs, NY


  • American Educational Research Association
  • Capital District Reading Association
  • International Reading Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • New England Educational Research Association
  • New York State Reading Association
  • Northeastern Educational Research Association
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