Three American Women Educators Honored by the University of Alicante in Spain

Professors Cochran-Smith, Darling Hammond, and Ladson-Billings

Three American women are the first recipients of honorary degrees in the field of education from the University of Alicante in Spain. The honorees are:

• Marilyn Cochran-Smith, the John E. Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools at Boston College;

• Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University; and

• Gloria Ladson-Billings, the Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education and professor of curriculum and instruction and educational policy studies at the University of Wisconsin.

The university honored the three women for their international contributions to the field of education, particularly on issues of diversity, equity, and social justice in teacher education.

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