Katharine Pace Miles, Ph.D
Katharine Pace Miles, Ph.D. is an associate professor at Brooklyn
College, City University of New York (CUNY). Dr. Miles’s research
interests include orthographic mapping, high frequency word learning,
reading interventions, and literacy instruction that is both
developmentally appropriate and grounded in the science of reading.
Dr. Miles is the academic advisor for Reading Rescue, an evidence-
based intervention for first and second grade students. She is the
author of Reading Ready, an explicit and systematic word reading
curriculum for kindergarten and first grade students. Dr. Miles is also
the co-founder and principal investigator of CUNY Reading Corps,
which improves preservice teacher training and provides free high-
dosage tutoring to historically underserved NYC students.
Dr. Miles completed her doctorate in Educational Psychology: Learning, Development, and Instruction with a sub-specialization in Research on the Acquisition of Literacy with Dr. Linnea C. Ehri. In her tenure-track faculty line at Brooklyn College, CUNY she teaches and oversees graduate and undergraduate courses in the development and teaching of literacy and in reading interventions. As a former early childhood/childhood teacher and learning specialist, she conducted reading and writing assessments and interventions with students with literacy delays and disabilities. She worked closely with teachers, families, and school psychologists to support student progress.