LARISON, Isaac Willis, Phd (Denmark, Norway, USA)

Associate Professor, College of Education and Professional Development
South Charleston 231


Isaac Willis Larison, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor with the Literacy Education Program, Marshall University in South Charleston, West Virginia.  His educational experience includes elementary, middle, and high school classroom teaching.   He served as a Fulbright Scholar for one year in Norway and was the director of an international studies program in Denmark for 12 years.  He is especially interested in the role children’s literature plays in literacy development and the influence of multicultural and cross cultural perspectives on children and teachers in schools.  Dr. Larison has served on local, state, and national committees to promote literacy and children’s literature.  He has presented at conferences around the world and is published in state, national, and international journals.  His most recent research project examines the use of iPad technology to assist students with writing.  He received a fellowship to study at the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany in 2017 and 2019. He serves on the United States Board on Books for Young People Outstanding International Books Committee.

Languages: English