Dr. Jeff Wilhelm

Jeffrey Wilhelm is Professor of English Education at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

He is the founding director of the Boise State Writing Project which supports over 1000 teachers each year with over 30,000 contact hours of professional development.

He is a highly regarded author or co-author of 24 books about literacy and literacy education.

Jeff has devoted his professional career to helping teachers help their students. He is particularly devoted to assisting students who are considered to be reluctant, struggling or at-risk.

His research agenda is organized around creating supportive inquiry-oriented contexts for developing and performing literacy, literate behaviors and literate identities. His research demonstrates how inquiry environments are powerful contexts for learning literacy and achieving deep understanding.