Boston College Scholar Awarded Honorary Degree From the University of Glasgow

cochran=smithMarilyn Cochran-Smith, the John E. Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education, received an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

The citation for the award says that Professor Cochran-Smith is, “one of a small group of elite scholars who have changed the face of teacher education, not only in her homeland of the United States, but across the world. Her influence has been felt in universities and school systems from Aberdeen to Auckland as she traverses the globe in an effort to improve the quality of scholarly reflection and day-to-day practice in teacher education.”

Professor Cochran-Smith joined the Boston College faculty in 1996. She is a graduate of Wooster College in Ohio and earned a master’s degree at Cleveland State University and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

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