Langer Honored for Scholarly Contributions with NCTE Award

Albany, NY (November 19, 2012) - Judith Langer, Vincent O'Leary Distinguished Professor, Educational Theory and Practice, received the 2012 David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English, one of the top distinctions for scholarly contributions to the profession given by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Langer is being honored for her book, Envisioning Knowledge: Building Literacy in the Academic Disciplines. She was presented with the award at the NCTE Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada in November.

About the David H. Russell Research Award
Established in 1963 as the Distinguished Research Award; renamed in 1966 to honor the Council’s late President David H. Russell; given by the Selection Committee for the NCTE Russell Research Award for an outstanding work of scholarship or research in language, literature, rhetoric, or pedagogy and learning, published during the previous five years.

Read the NCTE article by Cynthia Ryan.