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Six MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking

Six MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking

Education Week blogger Rick Hess has named six Michigan State University faculty members to the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, an annual listing of scholars known for making significant contributions to national debates in education. MSU Education Policy Center co-director William Schmidt has been ranked at No. 58, and Hannah Distinguished Professor Barbara Schneider has been… Read More »

PhD candidate receives $20,000 dissertation award

PhD candidate receives $20,000 dissertation award

Kri Burkander, a PhD candidate in the Educational Policy program at Michigan State University, has been awarded a $20,000 dissertation grant by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Burkander’s dissertation, “Culture, Class, and College: A Mixed Method Contextual Understanding of Undermatch,” is a study of low-income students’ transition… Read More »

College researcher wins $25,000 grant

Michigan State University College of Education research associate Elizabeth Covay was named one of 10 winners of the Measures of Effective Teaching Early Career Research Grant. The $25,000 grant was awarded by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research and the National Academy of Education. Covay is a research director for the Michigan Consortium… Read More »

Schneider voted president-elect of AERA

Schneider voted president-elect of AERA

Barbara Schneider, John A. Hannah Chair and University Distinguished Professor in the College of Education and Department of Sociology at Michigan State University, has been voted president-elect of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Her term as president starts at the conclusion of the 2013 Annual Meeting, after one year of service as president-elect. Schneider… Read More »

Two earn University Distinguished Professor title

Two earn University Distinguished Professor title

Deborah Feltz, a professor and chairperson of the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, has been selected as one of 11 MSU professors to be named a University Distinguished Professor in 2011. This exclusive title is among the highest honors that can be bestowed on a faculty member by the university. Those selected for the… Read More »

Study: Working Moms Multitask More and Feel Worse Doing So Than Dads

Study: Working Moms Multitask More and Feel Worse Doing So Than Dads

Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well, according to a new study co-authored by Michigan State University researcher Barbara Schneider. The study, published in the December issue of American Sociological Review, found that working mothers spend about 10 more hours per week… Read More »

Barbara Schneider named University Distinguished Professor

Barbara Schneider, a nationally regarded scholar on education, youth and families, has been selected as one of 11 Michigan State University professors to be named a University Distinguished Professor in 2011. She was recognized for the honor, which is one of the highest that can be bestowed on a faculty member by the university, during an evening reception on… Read More »

Barbara Schneider edits special issue of top social science journal

Barbara Schneider edits special issue of top social science journal

Michigan State University scholar Barbara Schneider is co-editor of the November 2011 edition of The ANNALS, a publication of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The issue focuses on Work, Family and Workplace Flexibility and includes eight papers originally written for a national conference on the topic in Washington, D.C.  last year. Schneider,… Read More »

Schneider wins career research award in sociology of education

Schneider wins career research award in sociology of education

Professor Barbara Schneider will be honored for addressing real problems in practice through exemplary career research contributions in the field of sociology of education. She was selected to receive the Elizabeth G. Cohen Distinguished Career in Applied Sociology of Education Award. The award is given every two years by the Sociology of Education SIG (special… Read More »