Timothy V. Rasinski is a professor of literacy education at Kent State University. He has written more than 150 articles and has authored, co-authored or edited more than 15 books or curriculum programs on reading education. Timothy served a three year term on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association. He is past-president of the College Reading Association. He currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Literacy Research. He is the author of many Scholastic resources including The Fluent Reader, Second Edition.