Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor
Associate Vice President for Research Administration
Associate Chair, Department of Psychology
University of Houston

 

Dr. Jack M. Fletcher is the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, at the University of Houston. Dr. Fletcher received his doctoral degree in 1978 from the University of Florida. He has been a part time faculty member in the Department of Psychology since 1979 and was a full time (tenured associate professor) from 1985-1989 and 2006 to present. Dr. Fletcher was also a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas-Houston from 1989-2006 and a research scientist at the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences from 1978-1985.

Dr. Fletcher, a board-certified child neuropsychologist, has completed research on many issues related to neurodevelopmental disorders (pediatric brain injury and learning disabilities), including definition and classification, neurobiological correlates, and intervention. The author of over 400 papers and three books, Dr. Fletcher directs a NICHD-funded national learning disability research center and has been funded on program projects on spina bifida and math disabilities in addition to numerous investigator-initiated grants from NIH and NSF. He was the 2003 recipient of the Samuel T. Orton award from the International Dyslexia Association, a co-recipient of the Albert J. Harris award from the International Reading Association in 2006, and a past president of the International Neuropsychological Society in 2009.