Robert Slavin


  • Reading and literacy
  • Research and methodology

Robert Slavin is currently director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University and Chairman of the Success for All Foundation. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Reed College and his doctorate in social relations from Johns Hopkins University. Slavin has authored or co-authored more than 300 articles and book chapters on such topics as cooperative learning, comprehensive school reform, ability grouping, school and classroom organization, desegregation, mainstreaming, research review, and evidence-based reform. Slavin is the author or co-author of 24 books, including “Educational Psychology:  Theory into Practice,” “Cooperative Learning:  Theory, Research, and Practice,” “Show Me the Evidence: Proven and Promising Programs for America’s Schools, “Effective Programs for Latino Students,” “Educational Research in the Age of Accountability,” and “Two Million Children: Success for All.” He is the recipient of numerous awards and was appointed as a member of the National Academy of Education in 2009 and an AERA fellow in 2010.