Professor Jack Shonkoff, director of the Center of the Developing Child, was awarded the 2019 LEGO Prize for his paintings in raising consciousness about the position parents and caregivers play in helping an infant’s learning as well as the importance of the early years.
Assistant Professor Dana McCoy, Professor Stephanie Jones, and HGSE alumni Rebecca Bailey, Ed.M.’eleven, Jennifer Kahn, Ed.M.’12, and Sonya Temko, Ed.M.’16, all of the EASEL Lab, have been provided a grant from the Lemann Brazil Research Fund for their work in low-fee, proof-based social and emotional studying in Brazilian early childhood settings.
Professor Paola Uccelli changed into also offered a furnish from the Lemann Brazil Research Fund for her work on supporting fourth-grade instructors in Brazil in literacy guidance.
Senior Lecturer Judith McLaughlin was offered with the New England Board of Higher Education Excellence Award for her paintings as a notion chief and mentor in the field of higher schooling.
Assistant Professor Luke Miratrix gained the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Early Career Award, spotting his improvements within the area of schooling, and changed into additionally selected for the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award.
Professor Robert Kegan turned into provided with a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award, spotting his pioneering work in grownup gaining knowledge of and human improvement.
Assistant Professor Peter Blair obtained an early profession award from the Upjohn Institute for his paintings investigating the underlying causes of unemployment regarding ex-offenders.
Professor Charles Nelson turned into appointed to the National Academy of Medicine for his work on the results of early childhood adversity on brain development.
Ed.L.D. Applicants Tyler Hester and Crystel Harris were finalists inside the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition for their enterprise New Teachers Thriving — a social organization geared to helping and schooling teachers of their first year inside the study room.
Ed.L.D. Applicants Amanda Dudley, Leslie Jiménez, and Danielle Duarte received an award the HILT (Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching), Pilot Fund.
Ed.L.D. College students Michele Rudy and Steven Chambers are the 2019 recipients of Harvard’s Presidential Public Service Fellowship.
Leslie Jiménez, Kentaro Iwasaki, and Tauheedah Baker-Jones, all the Ed.L.D. Program, were decided on as recipients of the RIDES (Reimagining Integration: Diverse and Equitable Schools) Leadership Fellowship.
Ph.D. Candidate Whitney Kozakowski become presented an AERA dissertation grants for her studies that use a regression discontinuity design to have a look at the outcomes of getting right of entry to four-yr public faculties on students’ college completion and budget, including prices, resource packages, and loans. Ph.D. Candidate Katie Gonzalez, Ed.M.’17, additionally obtained an AERA provide.
Ph.D. Candidate Michael McGarrah received an honorable point out inside the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition for his thought to investigate the improvement of curiosity in the center to high school age children.
Ph.D. Candidate Sarah Surrain, Ed.M.’14, was awarded GSAS Merit Fellowship for the 2019–2020 faculty year for her paintings on dual language novices and the college-domestic transition in early adolescence.
Ph.D. Candidate Fei Yuan turned into the primary recipient of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program’s Tessa Jowell Research Fellowship to assess interventions to enhance education first-rate in The Gambia.
Ph.D. Applicants Cynthia Pollard, Ed.M.’12, and Carly Robinson, Ed.M.’17, were named 2019 National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellows. Robinson also acquired a provide from the Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative to carry out her dissertation studies on growing and trying out interventions that mobilize social aid for college kids to improve student effects.
Ph.D. Candidate Ka Ya Lee will be operating as an Edmund J. Safra Ethics Pedagogy Fellow on the Center for Ethics.
Ph.D. Applicants Avriel Epps; Christopher Cleveland, Ed.M.’19; Martha Franco, Ed.M.’15; and Isaura Gallegos, Ed.M.’18, were named honorable mentions for the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. Ph.D. Applicants Daphne Penn, Ed.M.’17, and Whitney Polk were part of the Ford Foundation’s Dissertation Competition.
Epps changed into additionally chosen to be a journeying researcher at Spotify for the 2018–2019 college year.
Ph.D. Candidate Brandon Neal Edwards changed into honored with the GSAS Graduate Society Pre-Dissertation Fellowship
Co-authors Mikko Silliman (Ph.D. Candidate) and Hanna Virtanen were provided the 2019 Society for Labor Economists Fellows Award for Best Poster at this year’s SOLE convention for his or her work on the “Labor marketplace return to vocational secondary education.”
Ph.D. Candidate Lucian Bessmer, Ed.M.’14, was selected as a New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Fellow for his work carrying out historic research at the moving priorities of education faculties from 1960–1980.
The Nkondo Enrichment Program, an afterschool software based totally in rural Rwanda based and directed by way of Ph.D. Candidate Celia Reddick, Ed.M.’15, turned into awarded a furnish from the Ontario Teachers Foundation to support the implementation of the program’s instructor training version.