Around the College: Sept. 15, 2021

September 14, 2021

Students, staff and faculty members from Penn State's College of Education share recent research and career achievements.

  • Erica Frankenberg, professor of education (educational leadership and demography) and director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights, is quoted in an NBS News report, “Schools facing critical race theory battles are diversifying rapidly, analysis finds.” In addition, Frankenberg is the co-author of a Pennsylvania Population Network policy brief, “School Boundary Changes and Diversification in a Suburban School District: The Case of Howard County, Maryland.”
  • Karen Babbs Hollett, doctoral candidate in the Educational Leadership program, received the Andrew V. Kozak Memorial Fellowship from PDK International.
  • Beverly Lindsay, professor emerita of education, is editor of Comparative and International Education: Leading Perspectives from the Field (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), a volume from the senior fellows of the Comparative and International Education Society. Lindsay also wrote an extended preface and three of the 13 chapters of the volume. Some chapters discuss conceptual perspectives, comparative and international education and diplomacy, and organizations such as United States Agency for International Development, World Bank, British Department for International Development, and philanthropic organizations.
  • Paul Morgan, Harry & Marion Eberly Faculty Fellow and professor of education (educational theory and policy), is quoted in a Reuters article, “'Oh, that's an idea...': U.S. parents respond to China screen time ban.”

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Last Updated September 22, 2021