Distinguished Research & Practice Fellow Awards



2020

Bruce D. Baker, Rutgers University
Lori L. Taylor, Texas A&M University
Gloria M. Rodriguez, University of California - Davis
Steve Katsinas, University of Alabama
Bill Camp, University of North Texas

2019

Luke Cornelius, University of North Florida
Philip Westbrook, University of Alabama
Marge Plecki, University of Washington
Neil Theobald, University of Wyoming



2018


William J. Fowler, Jr. , National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
John M. Graves, Private Practice Attorney, Former District Superintendent 
Robert K. Toutkoushian, University of Georgia
Osnat Zaken,  Touro College & University System

2017


Steve Bounds, Arkansas State University
Tyrone Bynoe, University of Michigan – Flint
Jennifer A. Delaney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Craig Schilling, Concordia University Chicago 
Henry Tran, University of South Carolina


2016


Kristi Bowman, Michigan State University College of Law
Thomas A. DeLuca, University of Kansas
Carlee Escue Simon, University of Cincinnati
Lisa Dawn-Fisher, Chief School Finance Officer at the Texas Education Agency 
Robert A. Frost
Brittany Larkin, Auburn University
Maureen W. McClure, University of Pittsburgh
Brett Geier, Western Michigan University
Gabriel R. Serna, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Randall Vesely, University of Toledo

2015


M. David Alexander, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Kevin P. Brady, North Carolina State University
Matthew R. Della Sala, Purdue University
Patricia F. First, Clemson University
W. Blake Haselton, University of Louisville
Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos, Arizona State University
C. Aaron LeMay, Sam Houston State University
Luke J. Stedrak, Seton Hall University
Walter Garrett, Special School District,St. Louis; Saint Louis University
Robert A. Schoch, Pennsylvania


2014


Iris BenDavid-Hadar, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Stephoni Case, Oklahoma State University 
Leslie Kaplan, Old Dominion University 
Barbara LaCost, University of Nebraska 
Mary McKeown-Moak, Moak, Casey, & Associates 
Christopher M. Mullin, State University System of Florida Board of Governors 
William Owings, Old Dominion University
Robert A. Schulman, Schulman, Lopez & Hoffer, San Antonio, Texas
Spencer Weiler, University of Northern Colorado
Lewis Wasserman, University of Texas at Arlington

2013


Nicola A. Alexander, University of Minnesota
Edward Eiler, Purdue University
Marilyn A. Hirth, Purdue University
Teresa S. Jordan, University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Christine Rienstra Kiracofe, Northern Illinois University
Robert C. Knoeppel, Clemson University
Timothy J. Shrom, Solanco School District
Lenford C. Sutton, Alabama State University
Gary Peevely, Lincoln Memorial University
Barbara M. De Luca, University of Dayton


2012


Ron Cowell, The Education Policy & Leadership Center in Pennsylvania
Eric A. Houck, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard King, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
Jeffrey Maiden, University of Oklahoma
Walter W. McMahon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Richard G. Salmon, Retired, Virginia Tech
David C. Thompson, Kansas State University
William E. Thro, Christopher Newport University
Jean W. Van Rooyen, University of Pretoria
Faith E. Crampton, Journal of Education Finance, Educational Considerations

2011


Scott Bauries, University of Kentucky School of Law
Catherine Clark, Texas Association of School Boards
Lisa Driscoll, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Matthew Fajack, University of Florida
William Hartman, Pennsylvania State University
Anthony Rolle, University of Houston
Deborah Verstegen, University of Nevada-Reno
Scott R. Sweetland, The Ohio State University
Charles Mayfield, Indiana Legislative Services Agency
F. Howard Nelson, American Federation of Teachers