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Research Assistant Professor
Center for Literacy and Disability Studies

Claire Greer, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as Consultant for Autism, Severe Intellectual Disabilities and Multiple Disabilities and was the Director of the North Carolina Deaf-Blind Project. She has also worked for the States of North Carolina, Kentucky and Wyoming as a Classroom Teacher, Program Specialist, Educational Director, and Exceptional Children Consultant.


  • Ph.D., Capella University, Professional Studies in Education
  • M.Ed., Western Kentucky University, Education
  • B.A., University of Kentucky, Education

Recent Publications

  •  Greer, C., & Erickson, K. A. (2018). A preliminary exploration of uppercase letter-name knowledge among students with significant cognitive disabilities. Reading and Writing, 31(4), 173-183. doi: 10.1007/s11145-017-9780-y.
Claire Greer