Edward Silver elected to the National Academy of Education
Edward Silver, William A. Brownell Collegiate Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, was elected to the National Academy of Education (NAEd). Fourteen exceptional education scholars at institutions across the U.S. were elected to membership in the NAEd, and announced on February 28, 2017.
The National Academy of Education advances high quality education research and its use in policy and practice. The NAEd consists of 209 U.S. members and 11 foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education. Nominations are submitted by individual Academy members once a year for review and election by the organization’s membership. In addition to serving on expert study panels that address pressing issues in education, members are also deeply engaged in NAEd’s professional development programs such as the NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program.