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Irma Brasseur-Hock

Research Centers - Center for Research on Learning
Lecturer/Academic Program Associate/Assistant Research Professor
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Kansas
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 539
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd.
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Second office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 740


Irma Brasseur-Hock, PhD, is the Academic Program Associate for the Online High Incidence Disabilities Teacher Education Program in the Department of Special Education and Assistant Research Professor in the Center for Research on Learning. Dr. Brasseur-Hock served as a secondary classroom teacher of general and special education students for fifteen years. Her research interests include adolescent literary, personalized/blended learning, instructional coaching, reading instructional interventions, and instructional sustainability. She is highly regarded for her skills as a professional development specialist in adolescent literary and secondary school change. Dr. Brasseur has served as Co-PI and project manager on several IES grants including a reading intervention development grant, a Striving Readers efficacy study, a teacher quality development grant, and an IES measurement grant. In these leadership roles, Dr. Brasseur’s work has focused on systems change, instructional delivery, and adolescent literacy. She has co-authored dissemination work from these studies in numerous peer-reviewed, scholarly works and presentations, including publications found in Learning Disability Quarterly, the Journal of Learning Disabilities, and the Journal of Learning and Individual Difference.


Ph.D., Special Education, University of Kansas

M.A., Special Education, Eastern Michigan University

B.S., Special Education, Central Michigan University

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