Marcia Davidson is a researcher, a consultant, and an advisor in reading and literacy education and special education.
Marcia is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Adult Literacy Research Center at Georgia State University. She recently led the Reading Team on a USAID-funded Early Grade Reading Project in partnership with the implementation partner, FHI360 in Ghana. She continues her role as a consultant to the project. Marcia used her expertise in literacy and education and served at different positions and teams, such as leading the Reading Team within the USAID Education sector, consulting on education projects with the World Bank, and as a principal consultant for projects at the American Institutes for Research. She was an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah and University of Maine, and an Associate Professor at Western Washington University.
Marcia received her Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has enormous professional experience in the field. Up to date, Marcia has been offered positions to consult, (re)build, assess, implement or develop different projects aimed at learning, literacy or special education for different countries, including Sri Lanka, India, Laos, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Zambia, South Africa, Mozambique and Ghana.
According to Marcia, “My Fulbright experience in Kosice has most certainly transformed my life. I have met so many wonderful people who have been willing to include me in their lives. … It is difficult to capture in words the impact this experience has had on my life!”