University at Albany

Excellence in Research

Each year, the University at Albany honors special members of its community with Excellence Awards denoting exceptional contributions to the life of the campus. Four faculty members received this tribute in 1996 for Excellence in Research.

Arthur ApplebeeArthur ApplebeeEducational Theory and Practice

Arthur Applebee, regarded as a leading scholar in the field of English education, uniquely combines expertise in advanced statistics with knowledge of English as a discipline. His research in several areas has been instrumental in shaping and changing conceptualization of issues and research practices in the field, and demonstrates an extraordinary breadth of subject. He has authored seven books and more than 80 reports, articles, review and columns. His first major work (1974), Tradition and Reform in the Teaching of English, remains the only comprehensive history of the teaching of the language. Applebee's research on the teaching and learning of writing has supported by a stream of uninterrupted federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) since in 1979. Since arriving at Albany in 1987, he has conducted research on literature and its role in schooling as co-director of the National Research Center for Literature Teaching and Learning. This year, he undertakes direction of a new five-year DOE-funded national center to support cross-disciplinary work in English education and student achievement.

Excellence in Research

Arthur Applebee Daniel Levy Edward L. Hannan Frank Hauser
Arthur Applebee
Educational Theory and Practice
Daniel Levy
Educational Administration
& Policy
Edward L. Hannan
Health Policy
& Management
Frank Hauser

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