Monday, April 1, 2013

UNO Education Professor Wins Emerging Scholar Award

Brian BeaboutUniversity of New Orleans education professor Brian Beabout has been awarded the 2013 Emerging Scholar Award from the Educational Change Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.

University of New Orleans education professor Brian Beabout has been awarded the 2013 Emerging Scholar Award from the Educational Change Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.

The Emerging Scholar Award is presented to an individual who, within the first eight years of the career of an educational scholar, has demonstrated a strong record of original and significant scholarship related to educational change.

Beabout, who became a UNO faculty member in 2008, is an assistant professor of educational leadership in the College of Education and Human Development. Based largely on six years spent studying urban educational reform in post-Katrina New Orleans public schools, Beabout's research interests include school and community relations, leadership for social justice, charter schools, and alternative forms of school accountability.

Beabout will receive a plaque at the annual business meeting of the Educational Change Special Interest Group, during the 2013 American Educational Research Association meeting, which will be held April 27-May 1 in San Francisco.

Founded in 1916, the American Educational Research Association is a national research society that strives to advance knowledge about education, encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

Beabout's work has been published in The Journal of Educational Change, The Journal of Education for Students Placed At-Risk, Multicultural Education, The Journal of Thought, The School Community Journal and the International Journal of Educational Reform.

Read some of his scholarly articles >>