Carla K. Meyer is an assistant professor at Appalachian State University in the Reading Education and Special Education Department. Her research appears in many professional journals, including Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy and Action in Teacher Education. She has coauthored three book chapters. She serves on the review board for Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, Literacy Research Association Yearbook, and Reading in the Middle. She is currently co-chair of American Reading Forum’s annual conference. Her research interests include content area literacy, young adult literature, and the intersection of educational policy and adolescent literacy.