Dr. Chase Young is an associate professor in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Populations at Sam Houston State University. Dr. Young received his PhD in Reading Education from the University of North Texas, where he was named the 2011 Outstanding Doctoral Student in Reading Education. Previously, he was the Silverman Endowed Chair in Literacy at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. Prior to entering higher education, he taught in the primary grades and served as an elementary reading specialist. Dr. Young’s primary research interests include reading fluency, supporting struggling readers, and integrating technology in elementary literacy instruction. He served as the editor of the Journal of Teacher Action Research and the co-editor of the Texas Journal of Literacy Education. In 2014 the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers selected him to receive the Jerry Johns Promising Researcher Award. His research has appeared in such journals as the Journal of Educational Research, Reading Teacher, and Literacy Research and Instruction.