OUR MEMBERS

The National Academy of Education is an honorific society consisting of U.S. members and foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education. Founded in 1965, the mission of NAEd is to advance high-quality education research and its use in policy formulation and practice. A listing of all our members is below. For further information and a bio, please click on their name or image.

The National Academy of Education accepts membership nominations annually.  Only current members are eligible to submit nominations.  For more information on the nomination process, please contact Abigail Bell, Director of Professional Development Programs.

Bruce Alberts

University of California, San Francisco

Anthony Alvarado

Stanford University

James Anderson

University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Richard Anderson

University of Illinois

Alexander Astin

University of California, Los Angeles

Ron Avi Astor

University of Southern California

Richard Atkinson

University of California

Thomas Bailey

Teachers College, Columbia University

Eva Baker

University of California, Los Angeles

Deborah Loewenberg Ball

University of Michigan

James Banks

University of Washington, Seattle

W. Steven Barnett

National Institute for Early Education Research

Hyman Bass

University of Michigan

Isabel Beck

University of Pittsburgh

Estela Mara Bensimon

University of Southern California

David Berliner

Arizona State University

Hilda Borko

Stanford University

Norman Bradburn

University of Chicago

Charles Brainerd

Cornell University

John Bransford

University of Washington, Seattle

Henry Braun

Boston College

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

John Brown

Xerox Palo Alto Research Center

Anthony Bryk

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Eamonn Callan

Stanford University

Martin Carnoy

Stanford University

Prudence Carter

University of California, Berkeley

Stephen Ceci

Cornell University

P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale

Northwestern University

Michelene T.H. Chi

Arizona State University

Charles Clotfelter

Duke University

Paul Cobb

Vanderbilt University

Marilyn Cochran-Smith

Boston College

David Cohen

University of Michigan

Michael Cole

University of California, San Diego

James Comer

Yale University

Lambros Comitas

Teachers College, Columbia University

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Claremont Graduate University

William Damon

Stanford University

Linda Darling-Hammond

Stanford University

Andrea diSessa

University of California, Berkeley

Greg Duncan

University of California, Irvine

Jacquelynne Eccles

University of Michigan

Ronald Ehrenberg

Cornell University

Margaret Eisenhart

University of Colorado, Boulder

Richard Elmore

Harvard University

Edgar Epps

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Frederick Erickson

University of California, Los Angeles

Michael Feuer

The George Washington University

David Figlio

Northwestern University

Robert Floden

Michigan State University

Megan Franke

University of California, Los Angeles

Sarah Freedman

University of California, Berkeley

Susan Fuhrman

Teachers College, Columbia University

Vivian Gadsden

University of Pennsylvania

Adam Gamoran

William T. Grant Foundation

Patricia Gandara

University of California, Los Angeles

Howard Gardner

Harvard University

James Gee

Arizona State University

Carol Gilligan

New York University

Herbert Ginsburg

Teachers College, Columbia University

Gene Glass

National Education Policy Center; University of Colorado at Boulder

Susan Goldman

University of Illinois at Chicago

Louis Gomez

University of California, Los Angeles

Thomas Good

University of Arizona

Edmund Gordon

Yale University;
Teachers College, Columbia University

Patricia Graham

Harvard University

Sandra Graham

University of California, Los Angeles

Hanna Gray

University of Chicago

Pamela Grossman

University of Pennsylvania

Megan Gunnar

University of Minnesota

John Guthrie

University of Maryland, College Park

Kris GutiÉrrez

University of California, Berkeley

Amy Gutmann

University of Pennsylvania

Edward Haertel

Stanford University

Kenji Hakuta

Stanford University

Eric Hanushek

Stanford University

Robert Hauser

American Philosophical Society

Shirley Brice Heath

Stanford University

James Heckman

University of Chicago

Larry Hedges

Northwestern University

Jeffrey Henig

Teachers College, Columbia University

Joan Herman

CRESST/UCLA

Paul Holland

National Institute for Early Education Research

Glynda Hull

University of California, Berkeley

Jacqueline Irvine

Emory University

Jack Jennings

Center on Education Policy

Susan Johnson

Harvard University

Carl Kaestle

Brown University

Sharon Kagan

Teachers College, Columbia University

David Kaplan

University of Wisconsin – Madison

James Kelly

Kelly Advisors, LLC

Walter Kintsch

University of Colorado in Boulder

David Kirp

University of California at Berkeley

Michael Kirst

Stanford University

David Klahr

Carnegie Mellon University

Daniel Koretz

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Deanna Kuhn

Teachers College, Columbia University

Helen Ladd

Duke University

Gloria Ladson-Billings

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Magdalene Lampert

University of Michigan

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Harvard University

Carol Lee

Northwestern University

Valerie Lee

University of Michigan

Richard Lehrer

Vanderbilt University

Hope Leichter

Columbia University

Henry Levin

Teachers College, Columbia University

Richard Light

Harvard University

Marcia Linn

University of California, Berkeley

Judith Warren Little

University of California, Berkeley

Susanna Loeb

Stanford University

K. Tsianina Lomawaima

Arizona State University

Dan Lortie

University of Chicago

Henrietta Mann

Cheyenne Arapaho Tribal College

Kathleen McCartney

Smith College

Lorraine McDonnell

University of California, Santa Barbara

Milbrey McLaughlin

Stanford University

Michael McPherson

The Spencer Foundation

Douglas Medin

Northwestern University

Hugh Mehan

University of California, San Diego

Deborah Meier

New York University

John Meyer

Stanford University

Jeffrey Mirel

University of Michigan

Robert Mislevy

Educational Testing Service

Elizabeth Moje

University of Michigan

Luis Moll

University of Arizona

Pamela Moss

University of Michigan

Chandra Muller

The University of Texas, Austin

Richard Murnane

Harvard University

Na’ilah Suad Nasir

The Spencer Foundation

Anna Neumann

Teachers College, Columbia University

Sonia Nieto

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Nel Noddings

Stanford University

Pedro Noguera

University of California, Los Angeles

Jeannie Oakes

University of California, Los Angeles

Michael Olivas

University of Houston

Gary Orfield

University of California, Los Angeles

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar

University of Michigan

Roy Pea

Stanford University

David Pearson

University of California, Berkeley

James Pellegrino

University of Illinois at Chicago

David Perkins

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Paul Peterson

Harvard University

Penelope Peterson

Northwestern University

Andrew Porter

University of Pennsylvania

Alejandro Portes

Princeton University

Diana Pullin

Boston College

Sophia Rabe-Hesketh

University of California, Berkeley

Stephen Raudenbush

University of Chicago

Diane Ravitch

New York University

Sean Reardon

Stanford University

William Reese

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Lauren Resnick

University of Pittsburgh

Barbara Rogoff

University of California, Santa Cruz

Mike Rose

University of California, Los Angeles

Cecilia Rouse

Princeton University

Brian Rowan

University of Michigan

Robert Rueda

University of Southern California

Rubén Rumbaut

University of California-Irvine

Russell Rumberger

University of California, Santa Barbara

Geoffrey Saxe

University of California, Berkeley

Marlene Scardamalia

OISE/University of Toronto

Morton Schapiro

Northwestern University

Leona Schauble

Vanderbilt University

William Schmidt

Michigan State University

Barbara Schneider

Michigan State University

Alan Schoenfeld

University of California, Berkeley

Robert Schwartz

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Donna Shalala

Clinton Foundation

Lorrie Shepard

University of Colorado at Boulder

Lee Shulman

Stanford University

Robert Siegler

Carnegie Mellon University

Edward Silver

University of Michigan

Judith Singer

Harvard University

Diana Slaughter Kotzin

University of Pennsylvania

Robert Slavin

Johns Hopkins University

Marshall Smith

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Catherine Snow

Harvard University

Margaret Beale Spencer

University of Chicago

James Spillane

Northwestern University

Claude Steele

University of California, Berkeley

Robert Sternberg

Cornell University

James Stigler

University of California, Los Angeles

Deborah Stipek

Stanford University

Carola SuÁrez-Orozco

University of California, Los Angeles

Marcelo SuÁrez-Orozco

University of California, Los Angeles

William F. Tate IV

Washington University in St. Louis

David Tatel

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Marta Tienda

Princeton University

William Tierney

University of Southern California

Judith Torney-Purta

University of Maryland at College Park

Elliot Turiel

University of California, Berkeley

Guadalupe Valdes

Stanford University

Deborah Vandell

University of California, Irvine

Maris Vinovskis

University of Michigan

Noreen Webb

University of California, Los Angeles

Bernard Weiner

University of California, Los Angeles

Lois Weis

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Roger Weissberg

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Amy Stuart Wells

Teachers College, Columbia University

Clifton Wharton

TIAA-CREF, Former Chairman and CEO

Carl Wieman

Stanford University

John Willett

Harvard University

William Julius Wilson

Harvard University

Mark Wilson

University of California, Berkeley

Suzanne Wilson

University of Connecticut

Sam Wineburg

Stanford University

Carol Camp Yeakey

Washington University, St. Louis

Hirokazu Yoshikawa

New York University

Kenneth Zeichner

University of Washington, Seattle

Bernard Bailyn

Harvard University

Carl Bereiter

OISE/University of Toronto

Derek Bok

Harvard University

Courtney Cazden

Harvard University

Allan Collins

Northwestern University

K. Patricia Cross

University of California, Berkeley

Larry Cuban

Stanford University

Robert Dreeben

University of Chicago

Elizabeth Fennema

University of Wisconsin, Madison

David Gardner

University of California, System

Nathan Glazer

Harvard University

James Greeno

University of Pittsburgh

Jeremy Kilpatrick

University of Georgia

Judith Lanier

Michigan State University

Marvin Lazerson

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary University of Pennsylvania

Robert LeVine

Harvard University

James March

Stanford University

Wilbert McKeachie

University of Michigan

Robert Moses

Algebra Project Inc.

Harold Noah

Teachers College, Columbia University

Denis Phillips

Stanford University

Thomas Romberg

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Sheldon Rothblatt

University of California, Berkeley

Richard Shavelson

Stanford University

Kenneth Strike

Cornell University

Finis Welch

Unicon Research Corporation

Foreign Associates


Miriam Ben-Peretz

University of Haifa

Kieran Egan

Simon Fraser University

Michael Fullan

OISE/University of Toronto

Guy Neave

International Association of Universities

David Olson

OISE/University of Toronto

Fritz Oser

University of Fribourg

Michael Rutter

Institute of Psychiatry, England

Manabu Sato

Gakushuin University

Anna Sfard

The University of Haifa

Sidney Strauss

Tel Aviv University

John Willinsky

Stanford University

J. Douglas Willms

University of New Brunswick

Foreign Associates Emeriti


Paul Black

King’s College, London

Erik De Corte

University of Leuven, Belgium

John Harrison

University of Sussex

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