Early Career Award


Early Career Award

2022 Award Recipient


Nelson Flores
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Nelson Flores is the 2022 recipient of the Early Career Award. Dr. Flores elegantly engages complex theories to elucidate the ways that language practices in academia and beyond reinforce structural racism and neoliberalism in schools. His interrogation of bilingual education and anti-black racism in language education offers new pathways to disrupt neoliberal frameworks and English hegemony in language education policy and practice. He is well deserving of this honor. 

The Early Career Award recognizes a scholar in the early stages of their career no later than 10 years after receipt of the doctoral degree who has conducted a distinguished program of cumulative education research in any field of educational inquiry. The winner of the award will be invited to give the Early Career Award Lecture at the following Annual Meeting. 

Past Recipients

2021 - Huriya Jabbar
2020 - 
Lindsay Page
2019 - Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez
2018 - Julie R. Posselt
2017 - Morgan Polikoff
2016 - Christopher Emdin
2015 - Brendesha M. Tynes
2014 - Sara Goldrick-Rab
2014 - Mary Helen Immordino-Yang
2013 - Michael N. Bastedo
2012 - Maisha T. Winn
2011 - Cynthia E. Coburn
2010 - Guofang Li
2009 - Michele Moses & Nell K. Duke
2008 - Andrew J. Martin
2007 - Jaekyung Lee
2006 - Kevin G. Welner
2005 - Amanda Datnow
2004 - Geoffrey D. Borman & Janette K. Klingner
2003 - Yong Zhao
2002 - No award presented
2001 - Stanton E.F. Wortham
2000 - Amy Stuart Wells
1999 - Peter Smagorinsky
1998 - Vanessa Siddle-Walker
1997 - Deborah Loewenberg Ball
1996 - Leona Schauble
1995 - Janet Wilde Astington
1994 - Lisa Delpit & Stephen W. Raudenbush
1993 - D. Jean Clandinin
1992 - Judith D. Singer & John B. Willett
1991 - Edward H. Haertel, Magdalene Lampert, Annemarie Palincsar
1990 - Jeannie Oakes
1989 - Kenneth Tobin
1988 - Robert Mislevy
1987 - Noreen M. Webb
1986 - Penelope L. Peterson
1985 - Robert E. Slavin
1984 - Harris M.