Dr. Jaekyung Lee Named Honorary AERA Fellow

Jaekyung LeeGSE Dean Jaekyung Lee, has been named an honorary fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The purpose of the AERA Fellows Program is to honor education researchers with substantial research accomplishments, to convey the association's commitment to excellence in research, and to enable the next generation of emerging scholars to appreciate the value of sustained achievements in research and the breadth of scholarship worthy of recognition.

The AERA Fellows Program is intended to recognize excellence in research and be inclusive of the scholarship that constitutes and enriches education research as an interdisciplinary field. Fellows are nominated by their peers, selected and recommended by the Fellows Committee, and approved by the AERA Council, the association’s elected governing group.

In addition to his role as dean, Dr. Lee is a professor from the Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology. His scholarly research agenda includes education accountability policy and high-stakes testing; P-16 education pathways and school interventions; educational equity and achievement gaps; and international and comparative education. He was previously recognized by AERA with their 2007 Early Career Award.

May 31, 2013

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