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2017 Nominees for KDP Laureate Chapter

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Name of Scholar: Dr. Alfredo Artiles
Institution: Arizona State University
Position: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Dr. Artiles is a distinguished scholar whose unique interdisciplinary scholarship encompasses how cultural practices and ideologies of difference mediate responses to students’ abilities and needs. His work has focused on special education placement practices and teacher learning for social justice, with implications of both for research and policy. He has written widely on these topics and his work is widely known and respected in teacher education and educational anthropology. Professor Artiles has presented his research throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Latin America, and Africa. Appointed in 2011 to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, Artiles is Editor (with J. MacSwan) of the International Multilingual Research Journal (Taylor & Francis), and edits (with E. Kozleski) the book series Disability, Culture, & Equity (Teachers College Press). He was previously Vice-President of Division G (Social Contexts of Education) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and is a Fellow of AERA. He was selected the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus by the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education Foundation.

Artiles CV

Name of Scholar: Dr. Shi, Gendong
Institution: Beijing Association of ESD
Position: Executive Director

Shi, Gendong, Ph.D. in Educational Science of Moscow Normal University, Researcher in Beijing Academy of Education Sciences, was once the Deputy Director of Educational Management Department of National Institute of Education Science; the head of Basic Education Institute of Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences; the Dean of Education Development Research Center. Now he is the Executive Director of National Working Committee of Education for Sustainable Development which affiliates to United National Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); The Chairman of Beijing Education Association of Education for Sustainable Development. Dr. Shi was honored as the State Council Expert for Special Allowance in 2001. Since 1998, Dr. Shi has been responsible for EPD-ESD project commissioned by the UNESCO. He has published numerous works on ESD and other educational writings, which add up to more than 300 million words. He went into hundreds of experimental schools in 10 provinces to view, investigate and instruct classes, and his researches have been awarded by Basic Education of Beijing Municipal Government with the first prize of Excellence Achievement Award and he won the WenHui Award issued by UNESCO, was honored as “The Beijing municipal education innovation model”. More than 50 media reported his relevant achievements. He co-launched Asia-Pacific Institution on ESD with Charles, the chair of International Network of Teacher Education Institutions.

Shi CV

Name of Scholar: Dr. Richard Ingersoll
Institution Name: University of Pennsylvania
Position: Professor of Education and Sociology

Dr. Ingersoll's research is concerned with the character of elementary and secondary schools as workplaces, teachers as employees and teaching as a job. He has published over 100 articles, reports, chapters, and essays. Dr. Ingersoll has given more than 250 keynote addresses, speeches and presentations to a wide variety of audiences - researchers, education officials, school teachers, and the public. He has also been interviewed for several hundred news media stories. In addition, Dr. Ingersoll has been invited to make numerous presentations to local, state and federal legislative and policymaking groups. These include: the Aspen Institute's Education Policy Program for Members of Congress; the Congressional Hearings on Teacher Preparation Initiatives held by the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Education and the Workforce; the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century, chaired by Senator John Glenn; the Science and the Congress Briefing; the Congressional Research Service's seminar for new members of Congress, sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives; the Council of the City of New York; and official education commissions in dozens of states.

Ingersoll CV

Name of Scholar: Dr. Richard Milner
Institution Name: University of Pittsburgh
Position: Helen Faison Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Education, Director, Center for Urban Education

Dr. Milner is recognized in many circles as setting the standard of excellence in teaching and scholarship. In 2016, Dr. Milner was inducted as a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, one of the youngest in the organization’s one hundred year history. Dr. Milner’s achievements include his role as Director of Center for Urban Education at The University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Milner provides intellectual and administrative leadership for Ready to Learn, an academic mentoring program pairing University of Pittsburgh sophomores with urban 6-12 students. The design of the program stems from Milner’s research on themes of urban education reform, culturally relevant pedagogy and the racial, cultural and spiritual engagement of African American students. Throughout his career, Dr. Milner has authored and edited over six books, countless book chapters, and over 47 peer-reviewed journal articles. Additionally, Dr. Milner has written many policy briefs and op/ed pieces of key concern to current and future educators.

Milner CV
Name of Scholar: Dr. Thomas Popkewitz
Institution Name: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Position: Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Professor Popkewitz has had a very prolific research career over the past 35 years. He has published 30 books, more than 300 articles and book chapters and 20 technical reports. His work has been translated into 18 languages. Popkewitz’s work focuses on social epistemology: systems of reasoning that govern contemporary educational policies and research on teaching and teacher training. His research includes historical, ethnographic and comparative studies on educational reforms and education sciences in Europe, Latin America, Asia, South Africa and the United States. Popkewitz has received five Honorary Degrees from: University of Umeå, Sweden (1989); University of Lisboa, Portugal (2000); Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (2004); and University of Helsinki, Finland (2007).

Popkewitz CV
Name of Scholar: Dr. Christine Sleeter
Institution Name: California State University
Position: Professor Emerita

Dr. Sleeter is an author, speaker, teacher, and activist who uses creative work to spark insight about respect for the diverse people who share space in classrooms, schools, and communities, and to prompt action for equity and justice. Her current memberships in various organizations reflect this blend: American Educational Research Association, National Association for Multicultural Education, Monterey Peninsula branch of the NAACP, the Central Coast Writers branch of the California Writers Club, and the International Association for Intercultural Education. Dr. Sleeter has spent over three decades working with teachers and preservice teachers, studying teaching and teacher education, and creating materials for teachers to use, particularly in relationship to developing their work in culturally diverse contexts. Over time, this work shifted somewhat from studying teachers, to collaborating with them.

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