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2015 PSTC fellows

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – One of the longest continuously funded demography training programs in the country has selected its graduate student fellows for the coming academic year. Brown University’s Population Studies and Training Center recently named Meghan Caven (Sociology), Sara Hefny (Anthropology), Marcia P. Jimenez (Public Health), Svetoslava Milusheva (Economics), and Tina Park (Sociology) as recipients for the 27th year of the fellowships. Read more...

(Distributed April 16, 2015)

Kraft and Papay receive AERA’s Johnson Award

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Associates Matthew Kraft (assistant professor of Education) and John Papay (assistant professor of Education and Economics) received the Palmer O. Johnson Memorial Award from the American Educational Research Association. The award is presented annually in recognition of the highest quality of scholarship published in four different peer-reviewed journals. Kraft and Papay received the award for their article, “Can Professional Environments in Schools Promote Teacher Development? Explaining Heterogeneity in Returns to Teaching Experience.” The article was published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis in December.  

(Distributed April 15, 2015)
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