Applebee Named AERA Fellow

Albany, NY (February 21, 2013) - Dr. Arthur Applebee, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Theory and Practice, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Established in 2007, the AERA Fellows Program honors educational researchers who have made exceptional scientific or scholarly contributions through sustained research of distinction in the field and the development of research opportunities and settings. Arthur Applebee has been internationally recognized as a leading authority on English language arts. His studies focus on how children and adults learn the many specialized forms of language required for success in school subjects, life, and work. Applebee joins two School of Education colleagues, Judith Langer and Sigmund Tobias, in the AERA Fellows Program.

Read the 2013 AERA Fellows news release.

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