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Christine Espin

Professor of Learning Problems and Specialised Interventions in Education

Prof.dr. C.A. Espin
+31 71 527 6630

Christine Espin is a Professor at Leiden University in the department of Education and Child Studies, Special Education and chair of the group Children with Learning and Behavior Problems in Education. She got her PhD at the University of Minnesota in 1990. Before that time she was a special education teacher for students with learning disabilities at the secondary-school level. Dr. Espin joined the faculty at Leiden University in 2008. Prior her appointment at Leiden, she was a Professor at the University of Minnesota in the department of Educational Psychology / Special Education.

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Christine Espin’s research focuses on the development of a continuous progress-monitoring system for students with learning disabilities, and on teachers’ use of progress data to improve instruction for these students. This progress-monitoring system is called Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM), or, in Dutch, Continue Voortgangsmonitoring (CVM). She also conducts research on developing reading comprehension interventions for struggling readers, and on methods for improving instruction for university students with disabilities.

Professor of Learning Problems and Specialised Interventions in Education

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen
  • Leer/Gedragsproblemen in het onderwijs

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4A33




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