Peggy McCardle, Ph.D. , M.P.H

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Peggy McCardle Consulting, LLC

Peggy McCardle is the president of Peggy McCardle Consulting, LLC.

Research Scientist, Haskins Laboratories


Peggy McCardle, Ph.D., M.P.H., is President/Consultant, Peggy McCardle Consulting, LLC, and an affiliated research scientist at Haskins Laboratories in New Haven, CT. A former Branch Chief at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), US National Institutes of Health, she developed and directed the research program in Language, Bilingualism, and Biliteracy and various literacy and child development initiatives. McCardle is a linguist, former speech-language pathologist, former university faculty, and currently works as a private consultant, science writer, and editor (including volume and thematic journal issue design and implementation). Her publications address various aspects of public health and developmental psycholinguistics. She is currently involved in various projects related to literacy, English language learners, and national and global issues related to early childhood, education and learning difficulties, and human-animal interaction.  
Recent Publications:
Pugh, K.R., McCardle, P., & Stutzman, A. (2017). Global approaches to early learning research and practice: An introduction. In  K. R. Pugh, P. McCardle, & A. Stutzman (Eds.), Global Approaches to Early Learning Research and Practice. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 158, 7-10. 
McCardle, P. (2017). Progress toward a literate world: Early reading interventions in low-income countries. In A. Gove, A. Mora, & P. McCardle (Eds.), Progress toward a Literate World: Early Reading Interventions in Low-Income Countries. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 155.
McCardle, P. (2015). Bilingualism: Research and Policy. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 147, 41-48. 
August, D., McCardle, P., & Shanahan, T. (2014). Developing Literacy in English Language Learners: Findings from a Review of the Experimental Research. School Psychology Review, 14(4): 490-498.   
Hoeft, F., McCardle, P., & Pugh, K. (2015). The myths and truths of dyslexia in different writing systems. The Examiner, International Dyslexia Association. March 2015 issue. 

Galaburda, A., Gaab, N., Hoeft, F., & McCardle, P. (Eds.) (2017). Dyslexia and Neuroscience: The Geschwind-Galaburda Hypothesis, 30 Years Later. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishing.

Miller, B., McCardle, P., & Connelly, V. (Eds.). (2017). Writing development in struggling learners: Understanding the needs of writers across the lifecourse. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

Griffin, J.A., McCardle, P., & Freund, L.S. (Eds.) (2016) Research Directions in Preschool Executive Functions: Integrating Measurement, Neurodevelopment and Translational Research. Washington DC: American Psychological Association. 

Connor, C.M, & McCardle, P. (Eds.) (2015). Advances in Reading Intervention: Research to Practice to Research. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

McCardle, P., & Berninger, V. (Eds.) (2015). Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students: Paying the educational debt. New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.