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Dean Thomas M. Smith Named 2019 AERA Fellow
Thomas M. Smith, professor and dean of the Graduate School of Education, has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning.   Smith is one of only 10 prominent scholars to…
12th Annual UC SPEDDR Conference
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Doctoral students in special education at UCR joined students and professors from eight UC campuses for the 12th annual student-run University of California Collaborative for Research on Special Education, Disabilities, and Developmental Risk (SPEDDR) conference, held at UC-Davis.   This conference is one of several activities of…
Dr. Margaret Nash's Anthology Introduces New Voices on the History of Women in Higher Education
By Julie Porter on
It’s been over 30 years since historian Barbara Solomon published In the Company of Educated Women: A History of Women and Higher Education, one of the few comprehensive texts that looks at the role of women in higher education. Since then, subsequent accounts of women in higher education have largely been “an ‘add-in’ to the…
Dr. Jan Blacher's New Research Looks at Stress Levels of Mothers of Children with Autism
By Julie Porter on
UCR Today recently highlighted new research from autism expert Jan Blacher, a distinguished professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside, which suggests a positive outlook can mitigate the psychological effects of parenting a child with autism: In a study published online in the Journal…