Professor Maggie Snowling | University of Oxford

Professor Maggie Snowling

President, St John's College; Professor of Psychology


Professor Snowling is a member of Sir Jim Rose's Expert Advisory Group on Dyslexia and of the Expert Advisory Group on Phonics Screening Text. Her research focuses on children’s language and learning and she is specifically interested in the nature and causes of children’s reading difficulties and how best to ameliorate them.


  • Reading
  • Dyslexia
  • Language development
  • Language impairment
  • Phonics
  • Educational interventions

Media experience

Professor Snowling has broadcast media experience including various radio interviews and a Dispatches documentary for Channel 4.