Division Awards
Division Awards
Division Awards

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2024 Division Award Winners 

Division A: Administration, Organization, and Leadership
Excellence in Research Award: Meredith I. Honig and Muhammad Khalifa; Honorable Mention: Sarah Diem
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Meghan Comstock; Honorable Mention: Racquel L. Armstrong and Kimberly Sterin
Emerging Scholar Award: Osly J. Flores and Jeff Walls

Division B: Curriculum Studies
Lifetime Achievement Award: Gregory Dimitriadis
Outstanding Book Award: Petra Munro Hendry; Honorable Mention: Bretton Varga, Rebecca Christ, Boni Fernandes Wozolek, and Timothy Monreal
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Charnell C. Long

Division C: Learning and Instruction
Graduate Student Research Excellence Award: Macy Bowman
Jan Hawkins Award for Early Career: Cassie J. Brownell
Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award: Kristy A. Robinson
Sylvia Scribner Award: Bethany Rittle-Johnson

Division D: Measurement and Research Methodologies
In-Progress Research Award: Nicolas Mireles, Dukjae Lee, and Eduardo J. Crespo Cruz
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Giovani P. Dazzo and Alberto Guzman-Alvarez
Robert L. Linn Distinguished Address Award: Guillermo Solano-Flores and Rebecca Zwick
Significant Contributions to Research Methodology Award: Derek Briggs, Mark Leonard Davison, David J. Weiss, Joseph N. DeWeese, Ozge Ersan, Gina Biancarosa, and Patrick C. Kennedy

Division E: Counseling and Human Development
Distinguished Research Award - Counseling: Dr. Michael D. Hannon
Distinguished Research Award - Human Development: Dr. Charlotte Agger
Outstanding Dissertation Award - Human Development: Dr. Linxi Lu
Outstanding Dissertation Award - Counseling: Dr. Maritza Cha

Division G: Social Context of Education
Distinguished Dissertation Award: Dr. Mary Senyonga and Dr. Rhoda Rae Gutierrez
Early Career Award: Dr. Grace D. Player
Henry T. Trueba Award for Research Leading to the Transformation of the Social Contexts of Education: Thea Abu El-Haj and David G. Garcia
Mentoring Award: Jill Koyama
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Prudence Carter

Division H: Research, Evaluation, and Assessment in Schools
Outstanding Publications Award - Applied Research Reports: Fernanda A. Castellón, Alexandra Sturm, and Connie Kasari
Outstanding Publications Award - Outstanding Dissertation/Thesis: Lei Wang
Outstanding Publications Award - Program Evaluation: Anisa Rhea
Outstanding Publications Award - Assessment and Accountability: Chester Holland, Akisha Osei Sarfo, Brian Garcia, and Ray Hart
Outstanding Publications Award - Communicating Research, Accountability, Evaluation and/or Assessment: J. S. Puller, Elaine M. Allensworth, Camille Farrington, Vanessa Gutiérrez, Shelby Mahaffie, Jenny Nagaoka, Shanette Porter, Alex Seeskin, W. David Stevens, Marisa de la Torre, and Alexandra Usher

Division I: Education in the Professions
Established Investigator Award: Tracy Fulton
New Investigator Award: Hannah Kakara Anderson
Outstanding Research Publication Award for an Article: Michael J. Arnold, Ting Dong, Robert Liotta, Aaron A. Saguil, and Steven J. During
Outstanding Research Publication Award for a Book: Aditya Johri

Division J: Postsecondary Education
Exemplary Research Award: Adrianna Kezar
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Dr. Ty C. McNamee; Honorable Mention: Dr. Stephan C. Hiller
Outstanding Publication Award: Mayra Puente and Verónica N. Vélez

Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education
Early Career Award: Dr. Danielle Filipiak; Honorable Mention: Dr. Jon Wargo and Dr. Nathaniel Bryan
Exemplary Research in Teaching and Teacher Education Award: Dr. April Baker-Bell
Innovations in Research on Equity and Social Justice in Teaching and Teacher Education Award: Dr. Sohyun An, Dr. Noreen Naseem Rodriguez, and Dr. Esther June Kim
Mid-Career Award: Dr. Bettina Love and Dr. Patricia Martinez-Alvarez
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Dr. Mariah Deans Harmon and Dr. Brittany Jones

Division L: Educational Policy and Politics
Lifetime Achievement Award: Jeffrey R. Henig
Outstanding Dissertation Award in Educational Policy and Politics: Rachel Williams
Outstanding Long Policy Report in Educational Policy and Politics Award: Bianca N. Haro, Jamelia Harris, Hoang Pham, Mary Louise Frampton, Lawrence Winn, Jeremy Prim, Danfeng Soto-Vigil Koon, Seenae Chong, Danielle Huddlestun, and Cecelia Jordan

Nominate for 2025 Awards

AERA is now accepting nominations for the 2025 AERA Awards. The submission deadline is Wednesday, October 9, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.