- Herman Frederic Lieber Award (1977)
Carolyn Louise Burke earned her Ed.D. from Wayne State University in 1969.
Burke is a retired Professor of Language Education at Indiana University Bloomington where she taught courses in literacy and children's literature. She was involved in the earliest miscue research with Ken Goodman and continues to be known for her work in inquiry curriculum, reader interviews, and miscue studies. She is a co-author of Reading Miscue Inventory: Alternative Procedures and the first edition of Reading Strategies: Focus on Comprehension.