New Appointment for Dr. Martin, Cleary Professor at University of Washington iSchool

Endowed professorships in children’s literature are rare — “10 may be a stretch,” says scholar Michelle Martin.  Holding one is a high honor. Now Martin — renowned author, essayist, lecturer, book critic, community literacy activist, and champion of diversity in children’s literature — can put two on her resume. This fall Martin joins the iSchool as the Beverly Cleary Endowed Professor in Children and Youth Services. Read more here.