King, Lagemann, Tate, Franklin Among Headliners at 2015 Annual Meeting
King, Lagemann, Tate, Franklin Among Headliners at 2015 Annual Meeting
 
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March 2015

The 2015 Annual Meeting, to be held in Chicago this year (April 16–20), offers a distinguished list of speakers. The event is the single-largest annual gathering of scholars in the education research field.

With more than 2,600 sessions, the meeting offers cutting-edge research, a forum for intellectual engagement, and an unparalleled opportunity for professional networking. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis.” The meeting features presentations and discussions on ideas and data that apply the theme in an array of research areas.


Joyce E. King

In her Presidential Address on Saturday, April 18, AERA President Joyce E. King, Professor and Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair of Urban Teaching, Learning and Leadership at Georgia State University, will present on “Morally Engaged Research/ers Dismantling Epistemological Nihilation in the Age of Impunity” (#AERAPres). King is a nationally recognized expert on teacher education and Black culture and education.


Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

On  Friday, April 17, Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Levy Institute Research Professor at Bard College and  Distinguished Fellow at the Bard Prison Initiative, will present the AERA Distinguished Lecture, “College in Prison: A Cause in Need of Advocacy Research” (#AERALagemann). Lagemann is a leading historian of education in the United States.


William F. Tate

Also on April 17, William F. Tate, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, and Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, will present the Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture, “Who Is My Neighbor? The Geography of Opportunity in Ferguson and Beyond” (#AERAWallace). Tate was the 2008 AERA President.


John Whittington Franklin

Kicking off the Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 16, John Whittington Franklin, Senior Manager in the Office of the Deputy Director at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will deliver the Opening Plenary Session. Franklin will address “Creating the Smithsonian's Newest Museum: the National Museum of African American History and Culture” (#AERAFranklin).

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For a complete list of highlighted sessions, including those that will be live-streamed, visit 2015 Annual Meeting Key Sessions

 
 
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