Hawker Brownlow Education


Dorothy Barnhouse


Dorothy Barnhouse is an independent literacy consultant and staff developer. She works closely with elementary and secondary teachers in New York City public schools—and throughout the country—to elevate student reading, writing, and thinking. A frequent presenter at national conferences, Dorothy is the coauthor, with Vicki Vinton, of What Readers Really Do.

Dorothy received her bachelor's degree in history from Oberlin College and her MFA in writing from Columbia University. Her specialties include the teaching of reading, with an emphasis on close reading of complex texts, and teaching through inquiry.