Faculty News

2014

Steve Knotek showed teachers the power of formative assessments during his stint as a Fulbright Specialist in Croatia

Steve Knotek showed teachers the power of formative assessments during his stint as a Fulbright Specialist in Croatia.

Suzanne Gulledge chosen for Academic Leadership Program

The Academic Leadership Program is an initiative of UNC’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities, designed to help prepare and support current and emerging Carolina academic leaders. Gulledge was one of eight faculty members from across campus chosen for the 2014-15 cohort of the program.

Ryoo named National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

Kihyun “Kelly” Ryoo, an assistant professor of learning sciences in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Education, has been named a 2014 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow.

Juan Carrillo selected for UNC’s Engaged Faculty Scholars program

Assistant Professor Juan Carrillo has been selected to join UNC-Chapel Hill’s Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program.

Rebecca New wins $521,000 Spencer Foundation grant

Rebecca New, associate professor of early childhood education, has won a $521,000 four-year grant from the Spencer Foundation to conduct research into how recent immigrant parents interpret their roles as parents as their young children adjust to opportunities and challenges in early childhood education settings.

Juan Carrillo named UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2014 Chiron Award recipient

Assistant Professor Juan Carrillo has been named the 2014 recipient of the Chiron Award, an award bestowed by student groups at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to recognize excellence in teaching and devotion to students.

Xue Lan Rong named to journal editorial board

Xue Lan Rong, professor of social studies education, has been named to the editorial board of the American Educational Research Journal, one of the leading journals in its field.

Lora Cohen-Vogel included in 'Public Presence Rankings'

Lora Cohen-Vogel, the Robena and Walter E. Hussman, Jr. Distinguished Associate Professor of Policy and Education Reform, has been included in the 2014 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, a list of university scholars who have the most influence in education policy debates.