Current NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellows

Current recipients of the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship follow. To learn more about each project, click on the recipient’s name. Visit this page for more information about the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship.

“MidAmerica Meets Mideast”: Arab American Identity Formation in Dearborn Schools, 1980 - 2001
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Reading, Writing, and Refuge: Exploring Universities' Global Civic Responsibilities
Harvard University
Care in Containment: The Geography of Black and Indigenous Encounters within Schooling
University of Michigan
General Education and Student Success
University of Michigan
Schooling, Bureaucratic Encounters, and Transgender Men’s Livelihood Pathways in Northern-India
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Instructional Coaching in Bilingual Schools in Guatemala: A Comparative Case Study
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The CEP Affirmative Action program: Mismatch, Spillovers and Peer-effects.
New York University
Exploring the Language and Literacy Ecology of a Signing Deaf Adolescent
Boston University
Maya Mathematics: A Practice of Relation
University of Pittsburgh
Unlocking Educational Opportunities: State Policies Supporting English Learner Success
Michigan State University
Roots to Routes: African American Intellectual Production and the Politics of Higher Education in North Carolina, 1830-1891
Duke University
“Educating the head, the hands, the heart”: Assembling the Foundations of the Early Black Education & Abolition Movements in California, 1850-1910
Stanford University
Contexts of Care: Supporting Immigrant-Origin Youth in a New Destination
Harvard University
Latina bilingual paraeducators as sociocultural mediators of language and literacies: in accompaniment with bi/multilingual youth in secondary schools
University of California, Davis
Building Mechanical Boys: A Raced and Gendered History of Autism in the United States from 1930-1980
University of Illinois-Chicago
Indigenous Water Education: Towards a Paradigm for Supporting Ethical Relations With and Complex Thinking About Water
Northwestern University
"An Outstanding Teacher, Civic Leader, and Author”: The Pedagogical Praxis and Education-Activism of Jane Dabney Shackelford
Michigan State University
From Photovoltaic Circuits to Digital Conversational Networks: A Participatory Community-Based STEM Education Project
University of Illinois-Chicago
Evaluating the Consequences of Suspension Reform for Special Education Placement and Services
New York University
Decoding Development: Constructing Early Grade Reading Reform in Uganda, 2009-2023
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Public Pre-K Expansion in the Presence of Alternative Childcare Options
University of Michigan
Smuggling Black Truths: Blackcrit Sensemaking Amidst the Disruption and Expansion of Black Liberatory Educational Possibilities
Northwestern University
It Runs in the Family: Examining Internalized Oppression and Resistance among Native Hawaiian Students and their Families
University of California, Los Angeles
“The essence of Spelman College is Black womanhood”: The Spelman Campus Movement, 1924-2006
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
The Need for Strong Equity: Investigating How Institutional Dynamics Drive Equity Efforts in Teacher Education Programs at Minority Serving Institutions
University of California, San Diego
Student strategies in proof comprehension: Investigating the strategies students use to enhance their understanding when reading proof
Texas State University
From Disability To Embodied Biodiversity: analyzing international inclusive education policy processes in Kenya
American University
Seals and Leaks in the Latine Doctoral Pipeline
University of California, Irvine
Crafting Futures: Designing for Youth and Community “Futuring” Practices
University of Michigan
Liberation Literacies: An Archival and Ethnographic Study of Black Literate Lives Across Time
Stanford University
New York’s March Toward Free College: The Effects of Financial Aid on Enrollment and Student Loan Debt in Public Higher Education
New York University
“I’ve always had the abolitionist spirit in me”: Novice Teachers of Color, A Community of Abolitionist Praxis, & Pedagogies of Abolitionist Praxis
Stanford University
Elitism or Erasure? How Asian Americans Frame and Mobilize Around Selective Admissions Reforms in K-12 Schools
Vanderbilt University
The Screens Between Us: Capturing How Digital Platforms Mediate Science Instruction in Urban U.S. Classrooms
University of Pennsylvania
“Arise Ghana Youth for your Country”: A Study of Young People’s Learning and Life-making Pathways amid Socio-Ecological Crisis in Ghana
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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