Graduate Students Win Awards for Research, Creativity, and Teaching

The School of Education is well-represented among 2023 graduate student awards for a wide-range of research and creative work, as well as teaching, mentorship, and the Three-Minute Thesis competition, an award that encourages effective scholarly communication.

Joan N. Burstyn Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research Awardees

  • Jessica Fundalinski (with Professor Ben Dotger)
  • Atiya McGhee, Linzy Andre (with professors Michael Gill and Gretchen Lopez)

Research and Creative Grants Awardees

  • Brian Odiwuor
  • Chelsea Bouldin
  • Ibrahim Kizil
  • Layla Dehaiman
  • Stephen Caviness

Three-Minute Thesis Competition

  • Lei Wang (Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation), Champion Presenter

Summer Dissertation & Pre-Dissertation Fellowship

  • Linzy Andre (Counseling)
  • Seok Wun Au Yong (Cultural Foundations of Education)
  • Jersey Cosantino (CFE)
  • Fatima Seyma Kizil (Literacy Education)
  • Ibrahim Kizil (Literacy Education)
  • Meaghan Krazinski (Special Education)
  • Alexa Kulinski (Teaching and Curriculum)
  • Yang Liu (IDDE)
  • Teukie Martin (Special Education)
  • Atiya McGhee (CFE)
  • Melvina . (Teaching and Curriculum)
  • Xiaoxuan Qu (Counseling)
  • Garamondyu Whorhay (IDDE)

Outstanding TA Awards

  • Easton Davis (CFE)
  • Brian Odiwuor (Mathematics Education)
  • Sara Jo Soldovieri (Special Education)
  • Lei Wang (IDDE)

Graduate School Teaching Mentors (2023-2024)

  • Hillary Bermudez (Mathematics Education)
  • Fasika Melese (IDDE)
  • Brian Odiwuor (Mathematics Education)
  • Xiaoxuan Qu (CHS)
  • Waleed Raja (Mathematics Education)
  • Amber Walton (IDDE
  • Lei Wang (IDDE)