Amanda Guld Fisher, assistant professor recently co-authored a book that focuses on evidence-based practices in assessment and intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The book was published as part of the Momentum Press Child Clinical Psychology “Nuts and Bolts” Collection.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology discusses why free college is an investment that will pay off in growth and innovation in a recent The Wall Street Journal article.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected James Earl Davis, Bernard C. Watson Endowed Chair in Urban Education and Professor of Higher Education and Educational Leadership as a 2018 AERA Fellow. AERA Fellows are selected on the basis of their notable and sustained research achievements.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology and her team at the Wisconsin HOPE lab, along with Temple’s Office of Institutional Research and Assessment conducted research to inform Temple's efforts to combat food insecurity on campus by opening a food pantry in the Howard Gittis Student Center. The pantry is slated to open in February.
Armando X. Estrada, assistant professor of adult & organizational development has been invited to serve as a Subject Matter Expert to the The Ministry of Defence of Georgia and The Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) on a project to improve gender balance and reduce barriers to women within the Georgian Armed Forces, in support of Georgia’s and NATO’s strategic objectives to implement UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and Related Resolutions.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology wrote an op ed in The New York Times on college student food insecurity. Goldrick-Rab reflects on the current challenges that affect college student success and learning. She asserts that "hunger and homelessness routinely undermine students' very ability to learn."
In recognition of university-based scholars in the United States who are doing the most to shape educational practice and policy, Rick Hess of EducationWeek released the 2018 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. In this year's ranking, Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology was ranked seventh, three spots up from her 2017 ranking.