Kumi-Yeboah Honored with Emerging Scholarship Award

Albany, NY (April 14, 2018) - Alex Kumi-Yeboah, Educational Theory and Practice, was selected by the Multicultural/Multiethnic Education (MME) Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) as 2018 recipient of the Dr. Carlos J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Emerging Scholarship.

Alex Kumi-Yeboah receives his award from AERA's MME SIG

This award is given annually to one scholar/practitioner for: a) illustrating effort in producing scholarship which advances multicultural and multiethnic education (broadly defined), within all educational, cultural, societal and social settings, contexts, levels and locations; and b) a demonstrated commitment to underserved communities beyond scholarship with evidence of improving the practical conditions experienced by multicultural/multiethnic communities.

Kumi-Yeboah's research interests include immigrant issues in education, culture and education, global/international education (specifically in sub-Saharan Africa), and multicultural online education.