Dr. Mary Love, Assistant Professor

Stained Glass Image of a Saint Reading


Ph.D. in Reading Education
University of Georgia




Labbo, L. D., Love, M. S., & Ryan, T. (2007). A vocabulary flood: Making words
“sticky” with computer-response activities. The Reading Teacher, 60, 6,

Labbo, L. D., Love, M. S., Prior, M. P., Hubbard, B. P., & Ryan, T. (2006).
Literature links: Thematic units linking read-alouds and computer
activities. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Love, M. S. (2004/2005). Multimodality of learning through anchored
instruction. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 48, 4, 300-310.

Love, M. S. & Crews, N. (2000). Making sure your students are members of the
“Literacy Club.” Tennessee Reading Teacher, 29, 1, 20-24.

Research Interests

Using technology in literacy instruction, multimodality of literacy learning, struggling readers and early/elementary literacy development. 

Professional Affiliations

National Reading Conference
International Reading Association
National Council of Teachers of English
American Educational Research Association
Association of Childhood Education International

Teaching Experience

Teacher education in reading/literacy, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Eleven years as a classroom teacher in kindergarten and first and second grades