Dr. Tiffany Gallagher

Dr. Tiffany Gallagher


Dr. Tiffany Gallagher (Professor, Brock University, Ontario) specializes in survey design and case study methods. She has worked closely with several school boards in Southern Ontario as a consultant researcher for projects that these school boards were implementing in the areas of professional development, inclusion, and literacy for struggling students. 

Tiffany L. Gallagher is a Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Brock University. She teaches courses in cognition and learning, language arts, and reading assessment and intervention. Tiffany is recognized at the provincial, national and international levels for her research that aims to enhance the learning of students with literacy difficulties and learning challenges. Supporting teachers' professional learning through literacy and inclusion coaching is also a focus of her work.  Longitudinal, multi-varied participant perspectives are the cornerstone of Tiffany’s research projects. Her work seeks to inform targeted audiences such as students, teachers, parents, administrators, and policymakers. Tiffany is also the Director of the Brock Learning Lab which offers community-based tutoring for K-12 students and mentors undergraduate tutors. 

Research Interests

  • Inclusion and Exceptional Learners 
  • Literacy Assessment and Evaluation 
  • Learning Strategies for Reading and Writing Instruction 
  • Role of the Literacy and Digital Learning Coaches  
  • Tutoring and Mentoring