Seven American Women Named Members of the National Academy of Education

The National Academy of EducationThe National Academy of Education has announced the election of 11 new members. Members are elected based on their outstanding scholarship on the topic of education. The academy founded in 1965 now has 199 U.S. members and 11 foreign associates.

Eight of the 11 new members are women. Seven of the eight hold current affiliations with American universities.

New National Academy of Education Women Members

(L to R) Joan L. Herman, Glynda Hull, Deanna Kuhn, K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Henrietta Mann, Carola Suarez-Orozco, and Carol Camp Yeakey

Joan L. Herman is co-director emeritus of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) at the University of California, Los Angeles. She became director of CRESST in 2000. Dr. Herman is past president of the California Educational Research Association. Dr. Herman holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree and a doctorate in education from UCLA. She is the current editor of the journal Educational Assessment.

Glynda Hull holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of several books including Changing Work, Changing Workers: Critical Perspectives on Language, Literacy, and Skills (State University of New York Press, 1997).

Deanna Kuhn is a professor of psychology and education at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. She is the co-author of Argue With Me: Argument as a Path to Developing Students’ Thinking and Writing (Routledge, 2nd Edition, 2015). Dr. Kuhn is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

K. Tsianina Lomawaima is a professor of gender and women’s studies and a professor in the American Indian Studies program at Arizona State University. She is the past president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and the Native American & Indigenous Studies Association. She is the author or co-author of several books including To Remain an Indian: Lessons in Democracy from a Century of Native American Education (Teachers College Press, 2006).

Henrietta Mann is president of Cheyenne Arapaho Tribal College in Weatherford, Oklahoma. She is professor emerita of Native American studies at Montana State University in Bozeman. Dr. Mann is a graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University, where she majored in English. She earned a master’s degree in English from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. in American studies from the University of New Mexico.

Carola Suarez-Orozco is a professor of human development and psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the faculty at UCLA in 2012 after teaching for many years at New York University. She is the author of For Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society (Harvard University Press, 2008). Professor Suarez-Orozco is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a master’s degree from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, California, and a Ph.D.  in clinical psychology from California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego.

Carol Camp Yeakey is the Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the founding director of the interdisciplinary program in urban studies and the Center on Urban Research and Public Policy at the university. Dr. Camp Yeakey joined the faculty at Washington University in 2002. She holds a Ph.D. in social policy from Northwestern University. She is author, co-author, or editor of 15 books including Power, Voice and the Public Good: Schooling and Education in Global Societies (Emerald Group Publishing, 2008).

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