Daniel Meier is professor of elementary education at San Francisco State University, and teaches courses on children’s first and second language and literacy learning, narrative inquiry and memoir, and teacher research. Professor Meier holds degrees from Wesleyan University, Harvard University, and the University of California at Berkeley. He has worked with preschool and elementary school children on literacy development, and with teachers on inquiry-based projects at the early childhood and elementary school levels. He is the author of numerous books on education published by Teachers College Press, and is also co-editor of Voices of Practitioners, an online journal solely devoted to publishing teacher research in early childhood education. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and two children.