Recent Awards and Publications

Students and faculty in the Department of Educational Policy Studies are highly accomplished scholars, engaged in meaningful research and study that makes an impact on Wisconsin, the nation, and beyond. Explore the number of awards and honors we have received at the department, university, and national levels.

EPS Graduate Awards 2020-2021

SoE/EPS Awards

AWARD RECIPIENT
Michael Apple Fellowship Abby Beneke
Sterling Fishman Memorial Award Qing Liu
Theodora Herfuth Kubly Minority Fellowship Rachel Johnson
Herbert Kliebard Award For Outstanding Scholarly Achievement in Educational Policy Studies Tarsha Herelle
Rachel Johnson
Maria Velazquez
Mary Metz Award Mili Bhatnagar
Rachel Johson
John R. Palmer Graduate Fellowship Award Anthony Hernandez


Other Awards

AWARD RECIPIENT
NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Liz Hauck
Rachel Johnson
Planetary Health Scholars Award Yaa Ampofo
P.E.O. Scholar Award Kelsey Dalyrymple
Deborah A. Hobbins Graduate Student Award in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Regina Fuller
Foreign Language & Area Studies(FLAS) Fellowship Kelsey Dalyrymple
Alexandra Pasqualone
Edward A. Bouchet Award Tarsha Herelle
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant Tyler Hook
Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction Emily Tran
Graduate Student Service Scholarship Claudia Triana
Wenner Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant Tyler Hook

EPS Undergraduate Awards 2020-2021

AWARD RECIPIENT
Outstanding Research in Education Studies Award Aaron Kinard
Outstanding Paper in Educational Studies Award Pablo Aquiles Sanchez
Eric Flanagan Community-Engaged Scholarship Award Abigail Robinson
Educational Policy Engagement Grants (EPEG) Yuhan Li, Yimeng Sun, Wenwen Zhong
Cristhabel Martinez

EPS Faculty Awards 2020-2021

AWARD RECIPIENT
2021 RHSU Ed-Scholars List Bianca J. Baldridge
School of Education’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholarship Erica Turner
Spencer Foundation Grant Kathryn Moeller
Simone Schweber
School of Education’s Excellence in Diversity Award Linn Posey-Maddox
NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Diana Rodríguez-Gómez
UW-Madison “Understanding and Reducing Inequality Initiative” Award Matthew Hora
Stacey Lee
Outstanding Reviewer for 2020 from American Educational Research Association and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis Erica Turner
Madison Education Partnership Research Award Lesley Bartlett
Linn Posey-Maddox
Amy Claessens
Erica Turner

EPS Graduate Awards 2019-2020

SoE/EPS Awards

AWARD RECIPIENT
Sterling Fishman Memorial Award  Amato Nocera
Herbert Kliebard Award For Outstanding Scholarly Achievement in Educational Policy Studies Abby Beneke
Jennifer Otting
Mary Metz Award Joan Hong
Maria Velazquez
Kathy Villalón
John R. Palmer Graduate Fellowship Award Eric Luckey


Other Awards

AWARD RECIPIENT
Education Graduate Research Scholars (EdGRS) Selah Agaba
Emily Anaya
Diana Famakinwa
Anthony Hernandez
Juan Medina
Linda Pheng
Kathy Villalon
Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council  Tyler Hook
National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Foundation Research Development Award Anthony Hernandez
Deborah A. Hobbins Graduate Student Award in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Regina Fuller
Foreign Language & Area Studies(FLAS) Fellowship Kelsey Dalyrymple
Alexandra Pasqualone
Edward A. Bouchet Award Tarsha Herelle
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant Tyler Hook
Morgridge Center for Public Service Excellence in Engaged Scholarship Graduate Student Award  Marlo Reeves
NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Qing Liu
Ashley Smith
Choua Xiong
Huimin Wang
FLAS fellowship Kelsey Dalrymple
Becca Meza
Alexandra Pasqualone
Morgridge Center for Public Center Community-based Research Grant Allison Shepherd
Fulbright Fellowship Ariel Borns
Antonella Pappolla
Pamela Reyes Galgani
AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship Choua Xiong
UW-Madison University Housing Honored Instructor Award Gabrielle Hernandez
Boren Fellowship Jon Marino
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars Fellowship Regina Fuller
4W Women & Wellbeing Initiative’s Engagement Grant for Emerging Scholars Khrysta Evans
Department of Gender & Women’s Studies’ Mary Washburn Willets Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences Tarsha Herelle
SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship Tyler Hook
Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship Yaa Ampofo
Barr Graduate Fellowship Linda Pheng
Center for Southeast Asian Studies Fellowship Jennifer Otting
WI Labor History Society Zeidler award Eleni Schirmer
Top 10% Most Downloaded Article in Philosophy of Education Matthew Farrelly

EPS Undergraduate Awards 2019-2020

EPS Awards

AWARD RECIPIENT
Outstanding Research in Education Studies Award Mira Grinsfelder
Outstanding Paper in Educational Studies Award Libby Satler
Tiger Wang
Eric Flanagan Community-Engaged Scholarship Award Mira Grinsfelder

Other Awards

AWARD RECIPIENT
McNair Scholar Aaron Kinard
Truman Scholar Tina Marshalek

EPS Faculty Awards 2019-2020

AWARD RECIPIENT
Spencer Postdoctoral Award Jordan Conwell
George Bereday Award for Best Article in Comparative Education Review Lesley Bartlett
UW Vilas Mid-Career Investigator Award Nancy Kendall
2020 Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) Junior Faculty Teaching Award Diana Rodríguez-Gómez
2019 Concha Delgado Gaitán Early Career Presidential Fellowship, Council on Anthropology and Education Diana Rodríguez-Gómez
UW-Madison University Housing Honored Instructor Award Linn Posey-Maddox
WARF Named Professorship Stacey Lee
American Educational Studies Association Critic’s Choice Book Award Bianca J. Baldridge
Spencer Foundation Scholar-In-Residence (June, 2020) Bianca J. Baldridge
2018 Frederic W. Ness Book Award (AAC&U) Matthew Hora

Staff Awards 2019-20

Jacob Leonard, SOE Distinguished Achievement Award