Professor Grossman conducts research on best practices for classroom teaching in middle school; professional and staff development; literacy; English education; and teacher education and certification.
Current research includes:
Study of classroom practice in middle school English Language Arts (with Susanna Loeb), funded by the Carnegie Corporation
Study of pathways into teaching in New York City Schools (with Don Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, and Jim Wyckoff)
Cross-professional study of the teaching of practice in programs to prepare teachers, clergy, and clinical psychologists (funded by the Spencer Foundation)