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Peter Smagorinksy, 2010 Fellow of the American Educationial Research Association

Peter Smagorinsky, a professor of language and literacy education, was named a 2010 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association in recognition of his accomplishments in education research.

He was inducted during AERA’s 91st annual meeting May 1 in Denver. His research focuses on the transition from pre-service teacher education programs to the workforce, a study of pre-service teachers’ concept development as mediated by service learning and studies of students’ meaning-making in disciplinary contexts with an emphasis on high school English classes.