2009-2010 Postdoctoral Fellows

Matthew Carlson

University of Chicago
The Role of Lexical and Phonological Complexity in Early Vocabulary Growth

Elizabeth Cascio

Dartmouth College
Beyond the Test: New Estimates of Long-Term Teacher Effectiveness

Michael Clapper

Saint Joseph's University
Building Slums and Suburbs: The Constructed World of Postwar Philadelphia Area Schools

Hilary Conklin

University of Georgia
To Specialize in Students or Specialize in Social Studies? A Comparative Longitudinal Study of Two Pathways into Middle School Teaching

Matthew Diemer

Michigan State University
Critical Consciousness and Political Engagement Among Marginalized Youth

Ruben Flores

University of Kansas
Forging an American Pluralism: The Mexican Revolution and American Civil Rights

Melissa Gresalfi

Indiana University
Designing for Consequential Engagement: The Role of 'Push Back' on Student Thinking

Andrew Ho

University of Iowa
Beyond the Bubble: A Cross-State Analysis of Test-Score Trends Under "Proficiency" -Based Incentives

Nancy Kendall

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Understanding and Comparing the Effects of Education for All on Vulnerable Children in Malawi and Mozambique

Michal Kurlaender

University of California, Davis
Increasing College Readiness: An Investigation of California's Early Assessment Program

Adam Laats

State University of New York at Binghamton
Roots of the Culture Wars: Protestant Fundamentalists and American Education in the 1920s

D. Lindsay

Rice University
Structuring Elite Power: The Role of Formal and Informal Education

Lorena Llosa

New York University
Assessing English Learners' Progress: A Longitudinal Examination of a Standards-Based Classroom Assessment Based on Teacher Judgments

Ebony McGee

University of Illinois at Chicago
Investigating Identity and Resilience in Mathematically High-Achieving African American Youth

Anne Newman

Washington University in St. Louis
Collaborating to Realize Rights: Lawyers, Community Groups, and Education Reform

Angela Reyes

Hunter College, City University of New York
Asian American Cram Schools: Linguistic and Ethnic Boundaries in Immigrant Educational Sites

Sarah Rose

University of Texas at Arlington
No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1850-1930

Constance Steinkuehler

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cognition and Learning in Online Games for Adolescents

Sarah Thuesen

Warren Wilson College
Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for School Equalization in North Carolina, 1919-1969

Florencia Torche

New York University
Is a College Degree Still the Great Equalizer? Intergenerational Mobility Across Levels of Schooling in the US