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Ideas in Action – Thought Leaders

May. 15, 2019, 10:20 AM

Peabody faculty members frequently contribute ideas to public discourse. Here is a selection from media mentions and appearances in recent months:

Inc.

Camilla P. Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development, and David Lubinski, professor of psychology and human development, on their Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Angela Boatman, assistant professor of public policy and higher education, co-authored a commentary with Harvard’s Thomas Kane on an innovative approach to community college math remediation

Washington Post
Erik Carter, MEd’98, PhD’04, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education, on inclusion of children with disabilities in faith communities

The Atlantic

William R. Doyle, associate professor of higher education, on how North Carolina’s subsidized tuition may lure dropouts back to college

Education Dive

Brent J. Evans, assistant professor of public policy and higher education, on the benefits of Advanced Placement course credits

Houston Chronicle

Lisa K. Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, on discerning truth from lies

Forbes

Anjali Forber-Pratt, assistant professor of human and organizational development and special education, on careers and leadership for women

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Donna Y. Ford, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education, was profiled for her advocacy

National Public Radio

Judy Garber, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology and Human Development, on teen depression and parent mental health

Education Week

Jason Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, on how principals can retain good teachers

U.S. News & World Report

Carolyn Heinrich, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, on her new center to study the needs of children in immigrant families

Chalkbeat

Gary T. Henry, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, on Tennessee’s latest school turnaround efforts

Reuters

Yolanda J. McDonald, assistant professor of human and organizational development, on drinking-water violations in impoverished counties

The Hechinger Report

Ebony O. McGee, associate professor of teaching and learning, on declines in hiring of black faculty

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