Sun-Joo Cho, assistant professor of psychology, received the 2010-11 Award for an Outstanding Application of Educational Measurement Technology from the National Council on Measurement in Education.
Bruce Compas, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, received the 2011 Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished Professor Award from Vanderbilt University.
Joseph J. Cunningham was named professor emeritus of human and organizational development and special education.
William R. Doyle was promoted from assistant to associate professor of higher education.
Sue Erickson, interim director, Peabody Library, was appointed 2011-12 co-chair of the Education Committee of the Library Leadership, Management & Administration Association’s Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation Section.
Janet S. Eyler was named professor emerita of leadership, policy and organizations.
Donna Y. Ford, professor of special education, received the Outstanding Service Award from the Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children.
Amanda Goodwin, assistant professor of language, literacy and culture, was appointed a junior faculty teaching fellow of Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching for 2011-12.
Steve Graham, Currey-Ingram Professor of Special Education, is serving on the Advisory Board for Research for the National Writing Project.
Craig Anne Heflinger, professor of human and organizational development and associate dean for graduate education, received the 2011 Mentoring Award from Vanderbilt’s Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center.
Carolyn Hughes, professor of special education, was one of ten researchers recognized for Exceptional Service to the Field by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for their work as authors of the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS).
Robert B. Innes was named professor emeritus of human and organizational development.
Robert Jiménez, professor of education, was selected for a Fulbright Specialist Award. He is working with peers at the Autonomous University of Yucatan in Merida, Mexico, on the inclusion of community literacy practices in teacher education.
Catherine McTamaney was promoted from lecturer to senior lecturer in the Department of Teaching and Learning.
Torin Monahan, associate professor of human and organizational development, was awarded the Surveillance Studies Book Prize for Surveillance in a Time of Insecurity (Rutgers University Press) by the journal, Surveillance & Society.
Velma McBride Murry, Betts Chair of Education and Human Development, was asked to serve on the National Institutes of Health Study Section on Community Influences in Health Behavior.
Kimberly Paulsen, associate professor of the practice of special education, received the David Schleyer Faculty Award recognizing outstanding student mentoring.
Douglas Perkins was promoted from associate professor to professor of human and organizational development.
Bethany Rittle-Johnson, associate professor of psychology, received the Peabody Award for Excellence in Research.
Sharon Shields, professor of the practice of health promotion and education, was named a fellow of the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance. She also received the Honor Award from the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance.
Marybeth Shinn, professor of human, organizational and community development, was appointed to the Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section of the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review.
Claire E. Smrekar, associate professor of leadership, policy and organizations, was invited by Fudan University (China) to serve as a Distinguished International Lecturer.
Naomi Tyler was promoted from research assistant professor to research associate professor of special education.