Paul Morgan headshot in red polo shirt.
Published on: July 13, 2021

CEDR Director and PRI Affiliate Paul Morgan, the Harry & Marion Eberly Faculty Fellow and professor of education (education theory and policy) in the Penn State College of Education, is one of 19 exemplary scholars chosen by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) as 2021 AERA Fellows. AERA Fellows are selected on the basis of their distinguished and sustained research achievements.

“It is such an honor to be selected as an AERA Fellow. I look forward to continuing to conduct research on how we can better help all children thrive,” Morgan said.

The 2021 fellows, listed below, were nominated by their peers, selected by the fellows committee, and approved by the AERA Council, the association’s elected governing body. They will be inducted in September during a virtual ceremony, joining 676 current AERA Fellows.

“We are delighted to honor these highly accomplished scholars for their contributions to education research and their commitment to the field,” said AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine. “AERA Fellows demonstrate the highest standards of excellence. We welcome the class of 2021 to these prestigious ranks.”

In addition to Morgan, the 2021 Fellows are:

  • Peter P. Afflerbach, University of Maryland
  • Michael Bastedo, University of Michigan
  • Jerome V. D’Agostino, Ohio State University
  • Amanda L. Datnow, University of California, San Diego
  • Adrienne D. Dixson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Diana H.J.M. Dolmans, Maastricht University
  • Sibel Erduran, University of Oxford
  • Kenneth A. Frank, Michigan State University
  • Jason A. Grissom, Vanderbilt University
  • Stacey J. Lee, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Kofi Lomotey, Western Carolina University
  • James L. Moore III, Ohio State University
  • Marjorie Elaine Faulstich Orellana, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Laurence J. Parker, University of Utah
  • Brian J. Reiser, Northwestern University
  • Jennifer K. Rice, University of Maryland
  • Matthias von Davier, Boston College
  • Zhiliang Ying, Columbia University

 

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.