Thank you for your interest in nominating a distinguished education researcher to be an AERA Fellow. The deadline has passed to submit a nomination for 2019 AERA Fellows. We will issue the call for nominations for 2020 AERA Fellows in the Fall of 2019.

Call for Nominations
Deadline: December 17, 2018

AERA is pleased to announce the call for nominations for 2019 AERA Fellows. The AERA Fellows Program honors education researchers for their exceptional contributions to, and excellence in, education research. The program is intended to be inclusive of the scholarship that constitutes and enriches education research as an interdisciplinary field.

Fellow status is typically awarded for a person’s significant scientific or scholarly contributions. It may also be awarded for substantial and innovative contributions to the field through the development of research opportunities and settings. With rare exception, nominees will be considered only after at least 12 years of postdoctoral contribution. It is also expected that AERA Fellows will continue to contribute to the advancement of the field through research, mentoring of junior scholars, and other forms of leadership and that they will uphold the highest standards of professional ethics in their work.

All nominees, nominators, and endorsers must be current AERA members. In addition, either the nominator or one of the endorsers of a nominee must be an AERA Fellow. Nominators and endorsers must not be from the same institution as the nominee. Members of the AERA Fellows Committee are not eligible to serve as nominators or endorsers. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Two persons should not knowingly nominate each other.

The Fellows Committee encourages those advancing nominations to ensure that the nomination packet includes letters from those with expertise germane to the nominee’s research areas. It is also essential to the committee for the letters and documentation to point to the nominee’s specific research accomplishments and their significance to the nominee’s area of scholarship as well as to the field of education research more broadly. Letters should address explicitly the nominee’s substantial, significant, or seminal contribution that merits recognition as a Fellow. All letters must include a signed statement attesting to the fact that the nominator or endorser has no knowledge of conduct that would preclude a nominee from being honored as an AERA Fellow.